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Recycling Record Setters Program Profiles: Health Care Facilities

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The Saint Joseph Medical Center has achieved an 80% reduction in waste through source reduction and recycling. The Medical Center eliminated the use of single use food service items and instituted electronic office procedures. Recycled materials include cardboard, plastics, glass, aluminum, bi-metal cans, paper, and x-ray film.

SAINT JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER FORT WAYNE, INDIANA Contact: Thomas Leech Fort Wayne, IN (616) 457-2413

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