In February of 2004 a committee was developed with an established goal of lowering red bag waste by 15%, sharps by 5%, and hazardous waste by 13% by the end of 2005. This was done by monitoring waste processes and education of staff on waste segregation processes.
Education of staff on waste segregation, pollution prevention techniques and waste reduction techniques.
Total Cost Savings: $5,628.00
Comments: Saved on hazardous waste due to large shipments in 2004
Details of Reductions
161,709.0 - Pounds of
Red bag waste
Comments: reduced 161,709 pounds of red bag waste in 2004, and by 13,476 pounds monthly