Hospitals save lives and water
Sep09

Hospitals save lives and water

In the United States, water used in hospitals, and other healthcare facilities, comprises seven percent of the total water usage in the nation. In hospitals, the largest uses of water according to the EPA include cooling equipment, plumbing fixtures, landscaping and medical process rinses. With water and wastewater charges having risen at a rate well above the consumer price index over the past decade, hospital managers can expect...

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Social relationships for sustainable environmental solutions
Mar23

Social relationships for sustainable environmental solutions

Environmental interventions in low and middle income countries primarily rely directly on addressing the issue at hand. For example, alternative stoves eliminating cook-stove air pollution, boreholes provide access to water, and alternative drought-or rain-resistant crops grow in climate-change stricken regions. These projects may succeed, but they may also fail. Thus, we know that projects need to be more encompassing in their...

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