In collaboration with the hospital of Desenzano del Garda (BS), Markas adopted a project that aims at “100% green” hospital cleaning services. Due to this project, about 92 tons of CO2 could be compensated until now. The concepts of measurement, optimization and compensation are the base of this project. The first step was to measure the greenhouse gas emissions using the EPD (European Product Declaration). Then, various optimization and compensation measures were introduced. Finally, five high trees were planted, which not only embellish the hospitals’ court, but contribute to neutralizing the emissions.

The trimestral newspaper ” Periodico di Informazione Sanitaria News” reports about this in its edition of October/November/December 2015.

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