It’s a WRAP for Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s Recycling Program

December 29, 2011
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recyclePomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) has been notified they are the recipients of recognition from the Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) for waste reduction efforts at the hospital from the California Dept. of Resources, Recycling, and Recovery (CalRecycle).

This is the second consecutive year that PVHMC has earned this award.  WRAP recognizes California businesses and organizations for their environmentally friendly business strategies.

The state’s 280 winning entries reported diverting more that 2.3 million tons of material from landfills and noted more than $200 million in cost savings.

“This year’s WRAP winners are evidence that businesses and organizations of all sizes are achieving significant waste reduction and recycling goals, all while helping protect the environment and preserve our natural resources,” CalRecycle Director Caroll Mortensen said.

“I’m proud of Pomona Valley Hospital’s energy conservation accomplishments and our waste reduction efforts,” states Michael Vestino, vice president, Support Services, at the hospital.  “This is a collaborative effort throughout the hospital.  It’s important that we set an example and become a leader as an environmentally efficient facility.”

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