ST. PETERSBURG – Bon Secours St. Petersburg Health System recently was named the winner of Practice GreenHealth’s 2014 Emerald Partner for Change Award.
New this year, the Greenhealth Emerald Award is presented to facilities that demonstrate their sustainability programs are better developed. Practice GreenHealth is a national membership organization for health care facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations.
The Greenhealth Emerald Award is a very competitive award that recognizes health care facilities that have achieved improvements in their mercury elimination, waste reduction, recycling and source reduction programs. Winning hospitals are selected using Practice Greenhealth’s improved scoring and evaluation system, and are further along the path to sustainability and show leadership in the local community and in the health care sector.