Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa, 2022 Community Benefits

Froedtert Hospital Earns Awards for Environmental Sustainability Performance

A focus on more sustainable operations supports healthier patients, staff and communities. Practice Greenhealth awarded Froedtert Hospital the 2022 Greenhealth Partner for Change Award and Greening the Operating Room Recognition Award for its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability achievements. 

Froedtert Hospital’s achievements include increasing recycling and decreasing medical waste generation; increasing the percentage spent on sustainable procurement; decreasing energy use intensity (EUI) and increasing its Energy Star rating from the previous year; and signing the Cool Food Pledge, an international effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by offering more plant-based food choices.

Froedtert Hospital earned the 2021 Partner for Change Award and Environmental Excellence Award for its increased recycling volumes and other sustainability initiatives. Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards are the nation’s premier recognition program for environmental performance in the health care sector.