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Are you glove aware?

04 May 2022

By RJ Heron

Gloves and other PPE are essential in protecting ourselves and our patients, but how can we think about our glove use in a sustainable way to ensure we also protect the planet?

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Stop Food Waste Day - Waste not, want not...

27 April 2022

By RJ Heron

Today is Stop Food Waste Day, and were thinking about all the ways we can reduce food waste, and effectively dispose of it in sustainable way.

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Reduce your waste this Easter

13 April 2022

By RJ Heron

Easter is a time of great celebration, but how can we ensure a minimal impact on the environment whilst enjoying it to the full?

Eco Easter

Show the earth some love this Valentine's Day

14 February 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

The Earth needs love too! Every Feb the 14th we create tonnes of waste in the name of Love, let's do it differently for 2022.

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Reducing waste with clever ways to reuse

07 February 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Jessica Lack is a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist with Sussex Partnership and she and her team decided to take a more sustainable approach to managing waste when some gym equipment needed to be updated to meet policy changes. We asked her to share her story…

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12 ways of Christmas

10 December 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

In a little twist on the traditional 12 days of Christmas, we are sharing 12 ways to make your Christmas a little bit greener…

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Christmas all wrapped up

07 December 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

We waste enough paper to wrap the Isle of Jersey every year after the presents have been opened...so let's #reduce waste and find new ways to wrap up Christmas.

Christmas all wrapped up

International impact for recent study into plastics at Sussex Community

24 November 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Sussex Community partnered with Healthcare Without Harm on a project to measure plastic waste at the Trust. The two year project has culminated in a detailed report to support all healthcare organisations globally in reducing plastic use.

International impact for recent study into plastics at Sussex Community

Creating new ways to dispose of waste to reduce carbon emissions

05 October 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Sussex Partnership continues on its journey to more sustainable healthcare with the introduction of an offensive waste stream which helps reduce clinical infectious waste.

Creating new ways to dispose of waste to reduce carbon emissions

National Recycling Week celebrates its 18th birthday

19 September 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

From 20th to 26th September the UK celebrates National Recycling Week. We create a lot of waste in healthcare; recycling as much as possible helps us reduce our carbon footprint.

National Recycling Week celebrates its 18th birthday

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

15 July 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Zero waste living is possible as US blogger Mailyn reveals. Her five R's of zero waste are easy to follow for everyone....

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

Happy 10th Birthday Plastic Free July

07 July 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

This month the world celebrates Plastic Free July, a global movement to reduce plastic waste that millions get involved with every year.

Happy 10th Birthday Plastic Free July

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