Fairview Pharmacy Services is using an Earth-friendly cooler to ship out all their medications, becoming the first health system in the world to ditch the standard Styrofoam cooler.
Now, their patients – some of whom receive as many as three shipments a week – are receiving a biodegradable substitute created from corn starch.
…Full text: www.myfoxtwincities.com/story/20526057/fairview-turns-to-corn-starch-for-biodegradable-styrofoam-substitute?utm_source=Fairview+Master&utm_campaign=f9dea0349a-My+Fairview+News+January+14%2C+2013&utm_medium=email
Tags: landfills, recyclers, pharmacy workers, garbage, bubble wrap
Source: MyFox9, 2013-01-08.