We had an exciting time during our 9th Carbon Cleanse Challenge, which took place between the 2nd and the 27th of October, 2023! This exciting annual competition encourages our member organizations and their employees to engage in simple, with fun tasks that reduce environmental impact.
Woodstock General Hospital has adopted an innovative program to reduce medical waste in partnership with Stryker. This program, available to hospitals across the country, has enabled Woodstock Hospital to divert more than 500 lbs of medical device waste from landfills and saved them $87,000 in supply costs. Stryker provides waste disposal for single-use devices, including […]
The fight against Climate Change is a fight for humanity. It is a fight for justice and equity. It is a fight of hope for the future. This week, I read an article that shook me. McLean’s did a feature on Canada in 2060, and honestly, it is pretty scary. The article talks about what […]
By: Tova Davidson I am constantly amazed by our volunteers, and in celebrating National Volunteer Week, it’s important to recognize the incredible contributions of the dedicated individuals who give their time and energy to make our community a better place. Here at SWR, there is no shortage of volunteers who are working tirelessly to create […]
With climate change posing a threat to the global supply of freshwater, water scarcity is becoming a growing concern. Moreover, in many areas around that experience drought, the burden often falls on women to travel long distances to access fresh water for themselves and their family. In light of these concerns, researchers are exploring the potential of fog harvesting technology as a key to making drinking water more accessible to rural and isolated communities.