With members based at both Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham Health’s new Eco-Green Team is working to educate, identify, collaborate and support initiatives that are environmentally and, when attainable, financially sustainable habits.
Here at BWFH, Executive Director of Facilities and Support Services Ed Pitts, CHFM, CLSS-HC, Director of Food and Nutrition Susan Langill, RD, LDN, and Manager of Materials Management Jorge Villanueva all sit on the committee.
“As a hospital, it’s our mission to improve the lives of our patients,” says Pitts. “To do that, we must do everything we can to ensure we are also doing the best we can for our environment.”
To achieve their mission, the Eco-Green Team is focusing on goals outlined by Practice Greenhealth’s Healthier Hospital Program:
To make a significant change, the Eco-Green Team is asking for your help! If you have an idea on how we can be more environmentally friendly, submit it here.
For additional information about the Eco-Green Team, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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