You can find a range of resources here to help you with waste and carbon footprinting. Use the new sustainability policy template for your practice. Catch up with what went on at COP 26 and revisit the SEE Summit. If you haven’t yet done so, you could check how sustainable your practice is, or submit a case study too.
Climate change is a word most of us have become familiar with over the past few years with many now calling it a climate emergency. ABDO aims to bring together the industry, to assess the current state of play, and come up with recommendations for the future.
Until now the carbon footprint and subsequent environmental impact of NHS sight tests has been unknown. The Annual Carbon Footprint of NHS Sight Tests at Five Optometry Practices calculates the annual carbon footprint of NHS sight tests at five fixed site optometry practices in the North West, estimates of the average carbon footprint of an NHS sight test and identifies variation between practices.
This report has been produced by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in partnership with NHS England and NHS Improvement (Cheshire & Merseyside) and Cheshire Local Optical Committee.
Want to learn more about how manufacturers and practices are becoming more sustainable? Click here for lots of great case studies.
Are you going green? We’d love to hear from you whether you are a practice owner or manager, a manufacturer or an individual. Fill in our case study form here.
If your business is not recycling, you could be missing out on a lot of benefits. It’s not just about helping the environment. Read on to discover the benefits …
DO and ABDO Regional Lead Abi Page explores what companies are doing for the environment.
What are you doing in your practice? Hear from Abi Page on how she is working towards a greener business.