By shredding and recycling confidential documents, a Northwest medical center has saved more than 239,000 pounds of paper from the landfill.
Cintas Document Management says the hospital’s efforts will save 2,032 trees and more than 836,000 gallons of water.
The efforts diverted about 359 cubic yards worth of waste from landfills.
AMC`s recycling data is based solely on confidential documents that were recycled, a service that Cintas Document Management handles.
In addition to confidential paperwork, the hospital recycled more than 28,400 pounds of non-confidential paperwork and 115,650 pounds of cardboard during the past 12 months.