Iowa Methodist Medical Center | 60 of the Greenest Hospitals in America 2017

Iowa Methodist Medical Center (Des Moines). Iowa Methodist Medical Center, part of UnityPoint Health, has taken several steps to reduce food waste, such as incorporating food composting into its kitchens and cafeterias. This initiative has allowed the 370-bed hospital to significantly reduce the amount of food waste sent to the landfill. Iowa Methodist also has single-stream recycling — a system in which all paper fibers, plastics, metals and other containers are mixed — to make it easier for everybody to recycle. 

     
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