Environmental Protection Agency http://kcur.org en Recycling Effort Makes Big Dent In Local Hospital Waste http://kcur.org/post/recycling-effort-makes-big-dent-local-hospital-waste <p>Recycling efforts at KU hospital have cut down the amount of waste it sends to local landfills by more than a half million pounds. &nbsp;The two-year decline has caught the attention of the Environmental Protection Agency, which recently awarded the hospital a national achievement award for waste reduction.</p><p>Jim Callier, the EPA&rsquo;s pollution prevention and solid waste program manager for this region, says such efforts are critical for saving valuable resources and curbing harmful emissions.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 00:16:56 +0000 Elana Gordon 10969 at http://kcur.org Recycling Effort Makes Big Dent In Local Hospital Waste