According to the American Hospital Association, over 5,534 hospitals in the U.S. generate at least 25 pounds of waste per day per patient. It all adds up to an urgent need to end the unsustainable stream of trash coming from just one industry.
Increasingly, evolving municipal waste laws and corporate social responsibility practices are pressing for a reduction of the flow of healthcare waste that puts pressure on our ecosystem.
The foodservice ware you choose is one area your healthcare facilities can make an immediate impact. Transitioning away from petroleum and wood fiber and moving towards utilizing 100% compostable foodservice ware is one prescription to make your operations more sustainable.
Making the choice to incorporate environmentally safe products made from plant-based materials, over petroleum or virgin wood based products, helps reduce your facilities' environmental footprint and minimizes your impact on valuable natural resources.
Learn how AdventHealth Shawnee Mission was able to divert 10,000 lbs of unrecyclable foam from landfills by switching to compostables.
World Centric products will help your healthcare culinary program reduce waste and support grassroots programs that are tackling urgent global social and environmental issues.
Your healthcare staff and patients will be thankful you made the conscious choice to use sustainably-made products when they are served their meals at your facility. So give them the best sustainable foodservice ware options by using World Centric 100% compostable products.
Manufacturing bio-based plastic from corn takes 77% less energy than manufacturing conventional plastic from petroleum.
Making cups from bio-based plastic uses 86% less water than it takes to make them from foam.
World Centric® is not only concerned with where our products end up as waste, we are also concerned with where they begin as raw materials.
The production of sugarcane pulp for plates emits only 65% of the CO2 pollution that is emitted in the production of expanded polystyrene resin for foam plates.
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