Hospitals exist to restore people to health but in the process they are making the planet sicker through widespread and systematic waste and pollution, Queensland researchers say. Healthcare industry practices such as routine use of disposable plastic items and the incineration of waste mean that hospitals churn out disproportionate amounts of garbage and spew tonnes ...
Hospitals are among Australia’s worst polluters: here are 6 greening initiatives
By Michael Woodhead
28 Aug 2018