Hospitals and Healthcare Systems

At the heart of any healthy community is a healthy hospital that cares as much about its environment, employees, and neighborhood, as it does its patients. RRS assists hospitals and health systems in minimizing waste generation, costs and risks through sustainability program planning and management, policy development, compliance oversight, and training and education.

RRS Services

Waste/Recycling Program Planning & Management Service & Product Procurement
Food Waste Reduction & Recovery Planning Contract Execution & Management
Waste Audit/Assessment Policy, Procedure & Guideline Development
Compliance Expertise, Tracking & Reporting Training Development & Facilitation
Chemical Inventory & Safety Data Sheet Management  Hazardous/Regulated Medical Waste Program Management
Green Team Facilitation Communications and Outreach

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Project Examples

Henry Ford Health System: Conducted baseline waste/compliance assessments, developed system-wide policies/procedures and training program.

Henry Ford Hospital: Implemented resource management program including recycling, hazardous materials and regulated medical waste management, compliance audits and training.

Mercy Medical Center: Conducted baseline assessments of recycling program, hazardous waste, regulated medical waste, green products, education and alternative energy.

Medline Industries: conducted surveys and waste sorts in hospital operating rooms to recommend best practices for compliance, waste minimization and disposal cost reduction.

Trinity Health: Resource management of multiple facilities including coordinating pickup, transport and recycling/disposal, as well as negotiating a bundled service contract.

Beaumont Health: Implemented food waste composting program following in-depth review of i-building procedures, foodservice product purchasing records, service vendors and cost options.