Sustainability in Health Care

  • Bio-based disposables and medical waste

    The management of hospital and medical practice waste can be difficult, time consuming and expensive. Current management around the world raises questions about the effect of this waste on our environment. Some experts believe that a switch to bio-based and biodegradable disposable products could be the key lowering our carbon footprint and taking the hassle out of waste management.
  • Rinse, Recycle, Repeat.

    Recycling is an integral part of developing and maintaining a healthy, sustainable community. The medical sector to date certainly has a long way to go in optimising its recycling practices. And that's why one step at a time, every time, can make all the difference. Read on about what role recycling has to play in New Zealand in all industry.


  • Why Should You Make Your Practice More Eco-Friendly

    Making your practice more eco-friendly does not have to be costly and difficult. It can prove to be very beneficial and save you lots of time and money. Here are 3 reasons why you should make the switch to achieving a more eco-friendly practice.
  • Waste in New Zealand Health Care

    Health care waste management in New Zealand and around the world is a complex challenge. Composting, recycling and the use of biodegradable alternatives are all practices aimed at promoting sustainability.

    Find out how you can do your bit with the 6 Rs to improve sustainability in your practice, clinic or home.