Health City Cayman Islands Continues Conservation Commitment This Earth Day

Health City Cayman Islands Continues Conservation Commitment This Earth Day

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 22, 2017) – To coincide with this year’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 Health City Cayman Islands has released its 2016 Conservation Report, highlighting results including significantly reduced electricity demands, limited waste output and efficiently recycled rainwater and sewage, culminating in a small environmental footprint for the facility.

Health City was built in 2014 with a strong focus on innovation, incorporating a design that respects the environment, reflecting a high level of accountability for use of natural resources. The hospital incorporates the latest energy efficient systems and implements a self-sustaining process into every operation possible, in order to reduce the facility’s overall carbon footprint.

The 2016 results indicate that Health City saved approximately 4 million gallons of water last year, through harvesting, conservation and re-used water initiatives, saving a total of 7.2 million gallons of water to date.

1.8 million gallons of sewage were diverted from ground disposal in 2016, resulting in a total of 4.5 million gallons diverted since the facility opened its doors in 2014.

The facility’s building management system monitoring and HVAC system diversifications have helped save 2.2million kWh of electricity, 154,929 gallons of diesel and 3.6 million lbs of carbon in 2016.

Waste reduction and landfill diversion initiatives, including a recycling program and onsite medical waste treatment, have seen 64% of Health City’s generated medical waste diverted from the landfill. 16,106 lbs of recycling materials have also been saved in 2016, totalling 46,635 lbs of recycling materials saved to date.

As well as implementing efficient processes within the facility, Health City is home to special indigenous trees, which protect the ecosystem, maintaining local species of flora, fauna and birds.
CEO and Director of Medical Services Dr. Chandy Abraham said, “Over the past year, Health City has continued to implement our core values of innovation and accountability when it comes to our carbon footprint, ensuring that we do our part to keep Cayman healthy for now and the future.”

“We are all proud to look after and preserve the health of our community, as well as our local environment and we are pleased with the 2016 results. We look forward to continuing these efforts this year.”


To coincide with this year’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 Health City Cayman Islands has released its 2016 Conservation Report, highlighting results including significantly reduced electricity demands, limited waste output and efficiently recycled rainwater and sewage, culminating in a small environmental footprint for the facility.

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