Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.83
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Virginia Commonwealth University
IN-6: Hospital Network

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Joseph Costa
Sustainability Projects and Program Coordinator
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:

VCU Health has recently become a member of Practice Greenhealth and has a sustainability group tasked with implementing Practice Greenhealth's suggested changes and to address sustainability initiatives within the hospital. Formerly called Green Nurses, the Eco-Sustainability group consists of health professionals and members of the sustainability staff working together to pursue sustainability goals. VCU Health also utilizes single-stream recycling and has a battery recycling program.


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