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Sustainable Hospitals Project
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Catherine Galligan
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The Sustainable Hospitals Program is part of The Lowell Center for Sustainable Production.
The SHP is located within the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Work Environment. SHP is assisted by faculty, staff, and students of hte UMASS Lowell School of Health & Environment and the
Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI).


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