St. Cloud VA Wins Awards for Sustainable Healthcare Practices


ST. CLOUD – A central Minnesota organization has won top honors for its sustainable healthcare practices.

The St. Cloud VA received the 2022 Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. This is the sixth year that the VA has been recognized in this category by the national organization.

The St. Cloud VA has also won Circle of Excellence awards in the energy, waste, and water categories, as well as the Greening the OR Recognition Award for progress in recycling, waste reduction, paper conservation, shopping, laundry water reuse, LED. lighting, renewable energy systems, electric utility vehicles and the use of green spaces.

Practice Greenhealth has been working to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly practices in health care across the United States since the early 2000s.

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