Reducing food waste and healthcare risk waste saves Cork University Hospital €115,000 per year

CUHMeasures implemented by staff at Cork University Hospital are saving €115,000 per year in costs for the hospital:

  • Food waste has been reduced both in patient services and the canteen.
  • Healthcare waste has been reduced through training and a review of the provision of bins
  • Recycling has been increased through additional recycling bins, training and signage
  • Changes in the waste management set-up for the site also saved on service costs.

See details in the Case Study here.