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Our commitment to delivering a Net Zero Carbon health service – two years in perspective

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Our commitment to delivering a Net Zero Carbon health service – two years in perspective

What is the waste hierarchy?

20 October 2022

By RJ Heron

The waste we generate contributes or carbon footprint, there are lots of ways we can reduce waste and our environmental impact by making sure to dispose of waste in a sustainable way.

What is the waste hierarchy?

Recycled used walking aids for Recycle Week 2022

13 October 2022

By RJ Heron

This year for Recycle Week we are asking people to return walking aids including crutches, sticks and frames that are no longer needed to be recycled.

Recycled used walking aids for Recycle Week 2022

5 easy ways to cut energy use

10 October 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Winter sees our energy bills go up, and with the upcoming hike in energy prices it is the ideal time to think about how we can manage our energy use to get more for our money and cut carbon into the bargain.

energy

The air you breathe

24 September 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

It is hard to ignore the information that links air pollution to health; and we don't want to ignore it. We want to take action because the air we breathe matters. 

The air you breathe

Air pollution and health

20 September 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Latest findings report a staggering 40,000 deaths per year in the UK from air pollution, costing the NHS billions of pounds each year. It's time for the NHS to lead the way so that we can all breathe more easily.

Air pollution and health

Pledge to #activecommute

01 September 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

In support of Swap in September we're asking you to make our #activecommute pledge...

Pledge to #activecommute

Travel Smarter September

30 August 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Air pollution and health are intrinsically linked, which is why, as part of our ongoing work to Care Without Carbon we encourage as many staff as possible to take part in Travel Smarter September

Travel Smarter September

Embrace Pedal Power

26 August 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

As part of our Travel Smarter September campaign we relaunch the Dare Challenge called Pedal Power to get encourage you to embrace cycling whether at home or at work.

Embrace Pedal Power

What can I Warp?

28 July 2022

By RJ Heron

Don’t bin items that could be useful to another member of staff or team, upload them to our Warp It reuse network where they can be claimed and reused. This will help us to reduce waste, save money and reduce our carbon footprint.

What can I Warp?

What do patients think about sustainable healthcare?

29 June 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Sussex Health and Care Partnership, Care Without Carbon and Surrey County Council came together to conduct a detailed research project into patient views on sustainable healthcare.

What do patients think about sustainable healthcare?

A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

16 June 2022

By RJ Heron

Following the release of their climate change strategy in 2020 (Delivering a Net Zero NHS), NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) have supported Trusts across the NHS to put in place a Green Plan. This week every single NHS Trust in England has one; that is over 200 plans to reduce carbon and cut waste.

A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

Save the date for the Green Plan celebration!

12 May 2022

By RJ Heron

All NHS organisations now have a Green Plan to tackle the environmental impact of healthcare and ensure we deliver on our Net Zero Carbon by 2040 target commitments.

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