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waste produced by hospitals and medical centers can be staggering. It is
valuable to enthusiastically support your recycling efforts. Creating employee
awareness will focus attention on your organizational goals and how employees
can be involved.
waste can be found in most environments and hospitals are no exception. Its
cost directly affects everyone in the hospital by reducing profits and
capabilities for capital improvements, research, and available money. All waste
is counter-productive. We can help you minimize the waste and improve
efficiency in your processes.
employees will want to play an important role in recycling for their
organizations and their community’s best interest. Managements role is to
empower its people by giving them information and processes in which they can
participate. It is around this philosophy that AwarenessIDEAS built its
Hospital Employee Awareness Recycling Program.
creating awareness, developing interest, promoting motivation by demonstrating
benefits, moving people to action, to giving recognition when deserved, we can
be your partner in recycling.
thirty years, our team has been helping clients design recycling awareness materials
that help reinforce good recycling habits. AwarenessIDEAS recycling programs
have been successfully used in industrial plants, restaurants, schools,
hospitals, office facilities and housing environments.
customize ideas and products to fit your needs. Here are some suggestions that
are easily transferable to your organization.
HOSPITAL RECYCLING ACTION PLAN
we at awarenessIDEAS can help your recycling efforts:
- Create Recycling Teams
throughout your hospital to coordinate activities.
- Dress your Recycling Teams in
wearables that give them recognition and identity. We can easily customize
these with your hospital’s logo and slogan, or print on their uniforms and
scrubs with recycling related messages.
- Let us create banners and
posters with your Recycling Vision or Message. These can be placed in high
traffic areas throughout your hospital.
- Have a suggestion contest
that lasts 30 days, one every 6 months. Have appropriate inexpensive
Awareness handouts for thoughtful ideas. If employees are involved,
they'll be more likely to be active in the process.
- Use our write-on/wipe-off
charts designed to monitor your specific areas.
- Encourage area groups to
chart recycling methods or possibility of non-conformances on specific
processes. We can make the charts for every aspect of recycling in your
- Use our recycling information
boards to hold posters and hospital information inserts. These can be used
through your hospital or medical center to keep employees informed.
- Use appropriate decals and
signage by your equipment and recycle bins. If employees are reminded that
items can be recycled while using that item, they will be more likely to
- Let us design charts
explaining how much your recycling efforts will save in time and materials
over the course of a week, month or year.
- Have a contest each month
that relates to that months recycling poster. A contest keeps the poster
message alive. People talk about the problem and therefore pay more
attention to solving it.
- Have a contest that
encourages each work area to improve its recycling efforts. Give
recognition for continuous achievement.
- Use inexpensive awards for
playing an active role in using your recycling program.
- Give rewards and recognition
to department managers and the maintenance teams staying on top of
reducing recycling non-conformances.
- Have a "Recycling Day
Out", giving a paid picnic day for your company's employees. Use our
bags and bins on site to encourage the theme.
- Continue talking to us to
work out new themes, new ideas and improve your process.
awarenessIDEAS involved. Have a look at our complete line of recycling process
awareness materials, then give us a call at 1-800-875-1725. Making us a part of
your team will give you valuable resources and ongoing support in your waste reduction,
recycling, and conservation efforts.