The Green Healthcare Programme has developed three best practice guides outlining how best Irish hospitals can reduce:
- risk waste across their whole facilities;
- risk waste in theatres; and
- food waste.
These best practice guides provide detailed advice and assistance to hospitals in how to implement resource efficiency best practice using a step-by-step approach, describing the main issues of concern, the sources of the waste streams, the cost relating to risk and food waste disposal, and giving tips and hints in how to overcome obstacles.
These guides are (click to download):
Waste signage format based on an original design, developed and kindly provided, by the Southern Region Waste Management Office.