24/11/10

Green Nephrology Update

The new Green Nephrology Fellow, Dr Tara Collidge started this month. Supporting local representatives will be a priority to build on the successes of the last year. The Fellow will also collect data for the Green Stars initiative.

Additionally, following the identification of procurement as a major source of carbon emissions, the first meeting of the renal sustainable procurement working group will take place in December to pilot sustainability criteria in the procurement of renal consumables.

The carbon footprint of a renal service in the United Kingdom.