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Mercy Recycles More Than 30% of Its Trash in 2016

Jun 22, 2017

Mercy Recycles More Than 30% of Its Trash in 2016

Posted by Cindy Hickey on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 - 9:23 AM in Green Team


Over and above our long-standing ENERGY STAR ratings, Mercy strives to recycle as much as possible and continuously improve our recycling practices.

Since 2009 Mercy has been an ENERGY STAR facility. With our eighth consecutive ENERGY STAR designation in 2016, the hospital was among just four nationwide to achieve this prestigious designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

In 2016, the hospital recycled nearly a million pounds of trash, or about a third of our facility's waste. This infographic breaks down our recycling numbers, and you can learn more about our green efforts here.

recycling statistics - mercy medical center - canton ohio - 2016


About Cindy Hickey

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Cindy Hickey, Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing at Mercy Medical Center, began working at Mercy Medical Center in 1982 after completing her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Bowling Green State University. She serves on the advisory board of About magazine and is a graduate of the 21st Class of Leadership Stark County.


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