Unused hospital supplies get second chance overseas
New York Times, March 24, 2008
If a person checks into a hospital and even mostly just lies in bed, they will generate, on average, 25 pounds of waste a day, according to Hospitals for a Healthy Environment. Some portion of that waste is safe, fully functioning and probably needed somewhere in the world. Now one woman is taking some of this waste off of New York hospitals' hands and getting it someplace where it is needed.
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