public sector_carbon reduction
NHS sitting on waste-to-energy 'gold mine'
Hospitals could make significant savings in the future by tapping into the waste they produce to power their sites as part of a decentralised energy strategy.
Hospital trust opts for integrated waste solution
East Cheshire NHS Trust has outsourced all of its waste management to one provider in a bid to double recycling rates.
NHS trust waste manager calls for radical change
The NHS must reduce its reliance on incineration and focus on better prevention techniques if it wants to get a tighter grip on waste management, a leading acute trust manager has said.
Ikleston Hospital invests in solar to cut costs
An NHS community hospital in Derbyshire is taking action to reduce its carbon footprint and cut costs by installing more than 200 solar panels.
Public sector most committed to carbon reduction
The UK's public sector is demonstrating a greater commitment to reducing carbon than the private and third sectors, a new survey has revealed.