With Earth Day (April 22) fast approaching, you may be wondering about Mayo Clinic’s environmental sustainability commitments. As you’ve learned in new employee orientation, stewardship is one of Mayo Clinic’s core values. Mayo Clinic has a rich history of sustainability going all the way back to the early days in 1916 when Dr. Charles Mayo established a formal garbage collection service and hog farm for the disposal of waste for the residents of Rochester, Minnesota.
Fast forward to today where we have concerted efforts to conserve energy, reduce and recycle waste, and design, construct and operate buildings sustainably. Mayo Clinic’s environmental statement is available on the Green at Mayo Clinic intranet webpage.
Here are impactful actions you can take to support environmental stewardship at Mayo Clinic:
It may sound cliché, but the actions of all employees help make every day Earth Day at Mayo Clinic.