Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It requires the reconciliation of environmental, social equity and economic demands - also referred to as the "three pillars" of sustainability or (the 3 Es).
UCLA Health is committed to providing the best quality healthcare with the least impact to the environment. This commitment extends from our mission to heal humankind one patient at a time. More about our commitment >
We take into consideration the impact our day-to-day operations have on the environment.
Green Building: LEED Silver certification for all new buildings
Climate Protection: Carbon Neutral by 2025
Waste: Zero waste by 2020
Here are some simple ways you can reduce the amount of waste going to the landfill.
Replace disposable water bottles with reusable ones
Buy items with little to no packaging
Reusable bags are a great way to keep plastic bags from ending up as litter and in the ocean