Eco effort cuts biohazard waste, saves money

An environmental initiative at the Cleveland Clinic laboratories has increased recycling by 20 percent and reduced biohazardous waste hauling charges by an estimated $10,000 a year. The effort succeeded by expanding the categories of items that could be tossed in recycling bins instead of into biohazard containers, and by working to educate laboratory professionals through a “know where to throw” campaign.

Another item  from “Put It  on the Board.” Read the whole shebang.