The NHS is responsible for 4-5% of the UK’s carbon footprint.
To have a 50% chance of avoiding the consequences of >1.5°C of warming, global carbon emissions will have to reach net-zero by 2050.
Tollgate is using the ‘Green impact for Healthcare Toolkit’ to help us reduce our environmental impact. Green impact for Healthcare Toolkit (GIFH) – Greener Practice
Tollgate has been involved in a successful bid for a Breathe London air quality monitor. This monitor is up on Tollgate Rd at the Ellen Wilkinson Primary School. You can see live air pollution levels here: Node Info — Breathe London
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A large part of our healthcare carbon footprint comes from medications and some of the worst offenders are inhalers. Inhalers are a vital part of managing respiratory disease but there are now excellent alternative inhalers which have very low carbon footprints.