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Seattle-area hospitals go greener to improve bottom line

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 11, 2008
Hospitals have long been seen as one of the top waste-producing industries, and in 1998 the American Hospital Association and the Environmental Protection Agency agreed on goals to reduce the effect of healthcare facilities on the environment. Now Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland, WA, and other hospitals in the Seattle area are taking steps to not only protect the environment, but cut costs, as well.