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UC Davis Health Sustainability

UC Davis Health Sustainability

Welcome to our collection of articles highlighting the remarkable strides our Sacramento campus is taking towards a more sustainable future. Discover how we're integrating environmentally conscious strategies into every facet of our operations, ultimately paving the way for a healthier planet and community. 

Leadership message: Sustainability progress at UC Davis Health

April is the month we celebrate and honor Earth Day. While providing equitable access to health care, we must also promote the whole health of our planet. That’s why UC Davis Health is committed to reducing waste and increasing the sustainability of our organization. Nationwide, we are a recognized leader in creating more sustainable practices ...

Seeing green? UC Davis Health re-engineers recycling to reduce landfill waste

Throughout the main UC Davis Health campus, bright green signs now appear in break rooms, nursing stations, offices, clean utility rooms, and just about everywhere else. Look closer and you’ll see that these pops of color are part of a new recycling program that ensures re-usable materials reach one destination: the recycling plant.

Sustainability team hosts multiple Earth Month activities

Each year, UC Davis Health celebrates Earth Month with different events and programs throughout the month, and this year is no different. The sustainability team welcomes you to join them at a variety of fun programs, including Earth Month Bingo, another Sustainability Walking Tour, and an exciting Earth Month Celebration.

UC Davis Health takes the CA Clean Air Day pledge

Easy actions, small investments, or plan ahead for major clean air commitments – which one will you choose for California Clean Air Day? UC Davis Health has taken the pledge and is encouraging you to do so too!