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Vancouver Coastal Health

You don't have to wait for World Oceans Day (June 8th) to celebrate the critical role these ecosystems play in our lives.


The Waste Management Space Design Guidelines provide direction for the design of LMHO hospital and residential care spaces for health care waste disposal and storage.

Ever wonder why recycling in health care facilities is different from your home or office?

Or what happens once it leaves our hospitals and residential care sites?


Check out this new recycling video for hospitals and residential care sites.


On March 16, 2017 Martina Soderlund (Director + Building Performance Specialist) gave a presentation on the upcoming changes to the City of Vancouver rezoning requirements. These changes will impact future health care projects.

WHAT'S HAPPENING: The City of Vancouver has adopted new rezoning requirements as part of their Zero Emissions Building Plan (ZEBP) which includes new energy and GHG emission targets that will be required on rezoning applications as of May 1, 2017.

Q. Where do I put my organic waste?

Q. Where should I dispose of empty syringes at Lower Mainland hospitals and residential care facilities?

This resource includes department specific recycling reference posters for:

This presentation was part of the Green+Leaders Educational Session on December 7, 2016 at the Fraser Valley Cancer Centre.