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  • This resource provides Biomedical Waste Signage in PDF format as reference. Feel free to download documents from links (for FH employees only) or the attachments below (all Health Authority employees).

  • This resource provides information about acceptable items for the following streams: Mixed Containers, Mixed Paper, Refundable Beverage Containers, Garbage, Confidential.

  • We have 4 different posters that can help improve recycling and waste segregation. Use them in lower mainland hospitals and residential care sites to inform staff and visitors about what can and can't be accepted into recycling bins.

  • Accepted items and signage for the Mixed Paper Stream.

  • Applicable for Green+Leaders at health authority-owned sites, the objective of this toolkit is to improve the efficacy of the standardized recycling system. 


  • This is a simple tool to help you identify problems and priority areas in the recycling system at your site. It will also help you track progress and measure success!

  • 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.

  • Volunteer as a Recycling Champion..

  • These Sustainability Policies for FH, PHC, PHSA, and VCH serve to renew our collective commitment to sustainability as a priority.

  • 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.