As a Climate for Health leader you can inspire others on climate solutions to protect their well-being and nurture a healthy future.

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Tools to Make an Impact

Get started on your Path to Positive by taking steps to make an impact at your health facility, office, or organization and in your community. If you’ve made the Climate for Health pledge, you can add actions to your plan below. Be sure to explore the list of engagement steps in our “Resources to Inspire Others” section.

  • Save Money
  • Good Steward
  • Build Community
Increase health and safety and realize cost savings through improvements in waste management and disposal.   > Get resources
Make climate solutions part of everyday life at your facility and in your community. Our "Get Started Guide" offers ideas on how to engage your doctors, nurses, other health professionals, and staff on the Path to Positive.   > Get resources
  • Save Money
  • Improve Health
  • Good Steward
Discover and promote the many benefits of using public transportation. Make it easy for patients, staff, and visitors to bike to your facility.   > Get resources
  • Save Money
  • Good Steward
  • Build Community
Reduce your facility’s water usage, and bills, by installing flow reduction aerators, low flow faucets, shower heads, and toilets.   > Get resources
  • Save Money
  • Good Steward
  • Build Community
Native plants—particularly trees—can reduce your facility’s energy consumption by blocking the summer sun and winter wind, and typically require less upkeep and watering.   > Get resources
  • Improve Health
  • Good Steward
  • Build Community
Provide patients, staff, and visitors with healthy, locally grown foods and encourage visits to the local farmer's market.   > Get resources
  • Improve Health
  • Good Steward
  • Build Community
Nearly every waste that leaves a hospital, facility, or office comes into the system through purchasing.   > Get resources
Make climate solutions part of everyday life at your facility and in your community. Our "Get Started Guide" offers ideas on how to engage your doctors, nurses, other health professionals, and staff on the Path to Positive.   > Get resources