Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.41
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Kentucky
IN-6: Hospital Network

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Shane Tedder
Sustainability Coordinator
Office oF Sustainability
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Is the institution’s affiliated healthcare facility currently a member of a member of the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Network?:
No

Is the institution’s affiliated healthcare facility currently a member of Healthier Hospitals Initiative / Practice Greenhealth?:
Yes

A brief description of the healthcare facility’s sustainability initiatives:

In early 2016, UK HealthCare formed a sustainability steering committee to advance and coordinate sustainability initiatives throughout the organization. The early priorities for this group involve developing and deploying a comprehensive set of waste reduction strategies and program. The scope of the committee's work extends well beyond materials management. The mission, charge, and composition of the group can be found below. UK HealthCare has also joined the Healthier Hospital Initiative based on a recommendation from this committee.


For more information about this committee, please contact Brittany U'Wren at 859-218-3799 or Brittany.uwren@uky.edu. The UK HealthCare Sustainability Steering Committee also maintains a sustainability section on the UK HealthCare CareWeb site (requires login).


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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