Picture 195 pickup trucks weighing 3,500 lbs. each (341 tons total) and that’s what Mercy Hospital St. Louis saved from landfills in 2010. The recycling program began in 2008 as a small committee and has grown into a hospital-wide effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Mercy’s recycling program is currently featured on a local HEC-TV show called Innovations. To view the story, click here and then under “Segments” click “Mission of Mercy.”