At Metro North Health, we care for our community in more ways than one.
Our plan is to create a healthier, happier and more sustainable environment for our staff, patients and community.
We are making positive change to meet the Queensland Government’s emissions reduction targets to become net zero by 2050.
The Green Metro North – Sustainability Strategy 2021-2026 is our plan to convert our energy to 50 per cent renewable sources by 2030 and to reduce our overall carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 and consistent with the Queensland Government’s energy targets under the Queensland Climate Transition Strategy.
Sustainability is everyone’s business. We embrace and encourage an environmentally sustainable culture across our workforce. Green Teams exist across all of our facilities and engagement with key clinical stakeholders in the sustainability sector has been ongoing to help us plan for a clinical sustainability working group.
Metro North is a proud member of the Global Green and Healthy Hospitals network dedicated to reducing their environmental footprint and promoting public and environmental health.
We are taking positive steps to enhance energy efficiency and to reduce waste. We are putting a range of actions for sustainable change into play across six green initiative areas: Waste, Transport, Energy, Procurement, Food and Water.