4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used in the UK every year

A staggering 4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used in the UK every year and a ‘conventional’ menstrual pad contains around the same amount of plastic as four carrier bags. Depending on where it ends up as waste, it could have a longer life-span than the person who uses it! What’s more, although no period […] the full article

9th Annual Sustainability Day takes place within the NHS

NHS needs to demonstrate its action on Climate Change The 9th annual NHS Sustainability Day takes place across the NHS today. The day aims to create awareness within the NHS on the important role of environmental impact in creating a long-term sustainable National Health Service. Up and down England, Wales and Northern Ireland, NHS Trusts, […] the full article

Energy E-Learning Competition!

How would you like the chance to win one year’s access to an energy e-learning programme for your staff? In partnership with JRP Solutions, the energy specialists, we are delighted to announce this competition on NHS Sustainability Day! The prize is access for one year to JRP Solutions online energy e-learning programme with unlimited users […] the full article

Leeds trust pledges energy savings of £2.5m a year

Vital Energi and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust have entered into a 15-year partnership which will generate energy savings of £2.5m a year at St James Hospital. The contract is a turnkey solution providing design, build, operation, and maintenance services for the hospital. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest health organisations […] the full article

Campaign calls on NHS England to step up its support

The NHS Sustainability Campaign is calling on NHS England to do more to support staff who are saving it money. Following last week’s speech by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens ahead of the Clean Air Summit, the Campaign is calling on Mr Stevens to recognise the hard work already being shown by Estates Managers […] the full article

NHS Sustainability Campaign partners with Refill company

The NHS Sustainability Day Campaign is pleased to announce a partnership with Refill company City to Sea. The Community Interest Company are campaigning to prevent plastic pollution at source.   City to Sea was founded by Natalie Fee in 2015. Nat is an award-winning author, broadcaster, producer and environmental campaigner. Her expertise is in communicating […] the full article