Healthcare Quarterly

Healthcare Quarterly 19(3) October 2016 : 33-36.doi:10.12927/hcq.2016.24792
Special Focus On Global Climate Change

Organic Waste Reduction at Hamilton Health Sciences

Rosemary Van Oostrom


Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) cares for the community in many ways. This includes fulfilling responsibilities as an organization to reduce the environmental impact of healthcare waste that is generated on a daily basis. A significant amount of this is food waste generated by hospital kitchens and cafeterias, and has been identified as a waste stream that could be diverted from landfill. This article explores HHS' journey toward the implementation of a cost effective, environmentally sustainable waste stream management system.



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