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News | May 23, 2023

BAMC receives award for environmental sustainability efforts

By Lori Newman

Brooke Army Medical Center received the 2023 Practice Greenhealth Partner for Change Award for going above and beyond to protect the environment.

The Partner for Change award recognizes superior performance in environmental sustainability, covering a range of different sustainability programs and activities. Winners also have made substantive progress on mercury elimination.

“This achievement means that BAMC has gone above and beyond being a good steward for the environment and has been recognized for its superior performance in environmental sustainability,” said Army Maj. Ryan Wells, BAMC chief of environmental health. “We have set the standard for all military treatment facilities to follow.”

Over the past year, BAMC has recycled more than 925,000 pounds of waste materials.

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