Today is Earth Day and each year, organizations participate by introducing simple, inexpensive steps to becoming environmentally friendly. Beaumont Health System is one of them.
Because of the efforts of our Green Team and employees system-wide, Beaumont was named a 2012 Michigan Green Leader by the Detroit Free Press and one of the 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies by Michigan’s Corp! magazine for the second year in a row.
Beaumont’s Green Team is committed to implementing cost-effective solutions to reduce waste, conserve energy, educate employees on conservation and direct them to resources where they can learn more about environmental issues.
Today, each hospital will be observing Earth Day and promoting environmental betterment in their own way.
- Beaumont, Royal Oak will be hosting an Earth Day fair, open to the public, which will focus on environmentally friendly transportation alternatives, such as carpooling, walking, biking or taking the bus. Hybrid car demos will be held outside the South Tower entrance.
- Beaumont, Troy will celebrate Earth Day with environmentally friendly activities including recycling opportunities, a book exchange and eco-friendly product samples.
- Beaumont, Grosse Pointe is also taking part in the Earth Day festivities with a book exchange and an Earth Day TV presentation, which will feature information on ways to engage in environmentally friendly practices.
What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day?