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The batteries we use every day may contain metals that can be harmful to the environment if not disposed properly.

Crothall Healthcare has been hard at work on several green initiatives in Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care facilities. 

Bruce Lanphear, MD, MPH, is a Clinician Scientist at the Child & Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital and Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia.


The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care has published a case study of an Aqueous Ozone Cleaning System Assessment led by Lower Mainland Facilities Management and Lower Mainland Business Initiatives Support Services in partnership with Crothall Healthcare.


Find out how the Lower Mainland Labs Anatomic Pathology Working Group ended up saving money and reducing environmental impact.

The Green+Leaders (G+L) Network is a collection of engaged staff volunteers across the Lower Mainland Health Organizations.

The benefits of cycling are many. Riders enjoy healthy exercise instead of a sedentary vehicle commute, reduce their stress, have fewer transportation expenses, and don’t emit greenhouse gases that would be harmful to the environment.

Are you looking to buy more recycling bins? recycling signage?


Find all purchasing information in the health authority catalogues below.

Catalogues last updated December 2019.

Mixed container recycling is easier than you think, even in hospitals and residential care facilities.

This story was originally posted on the VCH eNews.