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  • To eliminate the use of bottled water coolers in facilities throughout the Lower Mainland Health Authorities and encouraging a return to tap water.

  • Zero waste questions, asked and linked to here.

  • 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.

  • 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..

  • 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.