Powering Up Sustainable Energy
Our goal by 2025: Source all of the electricity we use through renewable means
Committed to Reducing Our Carbon Footprint.
Our Sustainability Department is dedicated to helping improve the healthcare experience, ensure a healthy environment, and lower healthcare costs. We’re reducing waste, eliminating toxins, and creating a more sustainable community now and for the future.
Since 2015, our sustainability efforts have resulted in:
Produce purchased locally
Annual energy efficiency savings
Annual reduction in greenhouse gas emissions
LED-Upgraded light bulbs
LEED-certified space designed
Saved annually from energy efficiency, renewable energy, and waste reduction initiatives
of materials recycled annually
The Built Environment
Creating a healthier, more pleasant environment for patients and employees
Waste Reduction and Diversion
Improving our management of natural resources and diverting resources from landfills by reusing and recycling whenever possible.
Food Sourcing and Waste
Supporting our local Rochester farmers and reducing food waste
Purchasing products that reduce our energy consumption, use safer chemicals, and come from companies that promote social and environmental responsibility
Energy Systems and Conservation
Improving energy efficiency and increasing renewable energy use
Community Outreach and Education
Providing a range of hands-on experiences and career development opportunities for students from local high schools and universities
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