Since inception, this clinic has been carbon neutral.
Feeling that this in itself was not enough, the clinic has moved to a position of being carbon negative in 2017, by offsetting it's carbon footprint twice.
SUMMARY OF EFFORTS TO BE ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS AND GREEN :
New A4 paper used is Australian made and 100% recycled.
Where possible, printing occurs on both sides of office paper to reduce waste.
Scrap paper is used for note taking and messages.
Where possible, communication occurs electronically to avoid paper and postage. Emails are never printed out.
All waste paper and cardboard is recycled.
Electronic signature capture technology is utilised to allow signing onto a screen and eliminating the requirement for paper during this process.
Motor vehicle use:
Electricity used 100% derived from renewable resources.
Electricity used for website hosting is carbon neutral through the purchase of offsets.
Computer network router uses D-link green energy saving technology.
Computers used are ENERGY STAR® compliant.
Computer screens are switched off when not in use.