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Undertaking a Detailed Food Waste Survey - Centrally Plated System

Sector: Food
Format: Guide

2018

Undertaking a Detailed Food Waste Survey - Centrally Plated System

This ‘How-To’ guide outlines how to undertake a detailed food waste survey in facilities operating centrally plated systems. T

Assessing Overall Food Waste

Sector: Food
Format: Guide

2018

Assessing Overall Food Waste

This ‘How-To’ guide outlines important basic information on food waste and how to undertake a total food waste survey.

General Landfill Waste

Sector: Risk Waste
Format: Guide

2018

General Landfill Waste

This factsheet outlines what is in the general landfill waste (also known as household or domestic waste) generated in Irish hospitals.

Healthcare Risk Waste

Sector: Risk Waste
Format: Guide

2018

Healthcare Risk Waste

This factsheet provides an outline of the healthcare risk waste generated in Irish acute hospitals.

Cork University Hospital

Sector: Recycling
Format: Case Studies

2018

Cork University Hospital

Maximising recycling and minimising healthcare risk waste in the theatre.

Temple St. Children’s University Hospital

Sector: Waste Prevention
Format: Guide

2018

Temple St. Children’s University Hospital

Waste Prevention and Diversion of Recyclables 2010-2012. As a reflection of CUH’s continual work on sustainability and environmental issues they won the Green Awards Green Healthcare Award in 2011 and 2012.

Cork University Hospital

Sector: Waste Prevention
Format: Case Studies

2018

Cork University Hospital

Achieving Sustainable Healthcare and Living. CUH was one of three facilities involved in the Green Healthcare Programme (GHCP) pilot in late 2009/early 2010.

Bin Signage

Sector: Risk Waste
Format: Guide

2018

Bin Signage

Signage for all bin types. Landfill, Recycling, Organic.

Waste Bin Provision & Placement

Sector: Risk Waste
Format: Guide

2018

Waste Bin Provision & Placement

Ensuring that your healthcare facility provides the right type of bin, in the right location, is essential to reduce the quantity of waste being incorrectly managed.

Maximise Recycling and Reduce Landfill Waste

Sector: Recycling
Format: Guide

2018

Maximise Recycling and Reduce Landfill Waste

This BEST PRACTICE guide outlines actions to reduce the quantity of recyclables disposed of in the general landfill and clinical risk waste streams.

Food Waste Reduction

Sector: Food
Format: Guide

2018

Food Waste Reduction

This guide outlines actions to reduce the quantity of food waste generated in healthcare facilities.

Healthcare Risk Waste Reduction in the Theatre

Sector: Risk Waste
Format: Guide

2018

Healthcare Risk Waste Reduction in the Theatre

The EPA’s Green Healthcare Programme (GHCP) found that, on average, 20% of the healthcare risk waste bags generated in acute hospitals come from the theatre.