For the third consecutive year, Chandler Regional Medical Center was recognized by Practice Greenhealth as the recipient of the 2011 Partner for Change Award. Practice Greenhealth is a national membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations. The award is one of the organization's seven Environmental Excellence Awards given each year to honor outstanding environmental achievements in the healthcare sector.
The Partner for Change Award recognizes healthcare facilities that continuously improve and expand upon their mercury elimination, waste reduction, and pollution prevention programs. At a minimum, facilities applying for this award must be recycling 10 percent of their total waste, have a mercury elimination program in place with a plan for total elimination, and have developed other successful pollution prevention programs.
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