With the healthcare sector being responsible for 7% of all carbon emissions in Australia, the case for change is clear.
As our world becomes more connected, advanced technology has extended beyond patient medical care and into the hospital infrastructure itself.
The Gandel Wing at Cabrini Malvern combines cutting-edge technology with environmental design concepts to create a place of wellbeing, comfort and healing.
Dubbed a "sustainability superstar" by a national property awards judging panel, the $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital is setting the standard for green health care in Australia.
With vibrant Indigenous art and a fire pit in the backyard, dialysis centre Purple House emanates warmth and laughter, reflecting its role as a place of healing.
Green May is a Taiwanese company that specialises in electric beds for nursing homes and for elderly patients living at home.
Perth Children's Hospital uses colour to create a welcoming, family-friendly environment.
Five years on, the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse provides cancer patients with light-filled space that doesn't feel like a hospital, aiding their recovery.
Determined to understand the impact of hospital waste, this study examined the volume of waste from an Australian hospital's operating theatres.
The first hospital in NSW to achieve a 4 Star Green Star rating, the much anticipated Northern Beaches Hospital combines practicality and elegance.
Manufacturers of superabsorbent products used in health- and aged-care facilities, such as incontinence pads, are using sustainable materials.
A family-owned dental practice in Victoria is demonstrating that good business practice and sustainability can go hand in hand.