Running & Improving

a Hospital Recycling Program

Welcome to HospiCycle, HPRC’s complete free guide for hospitals implementing plastics recycling programs. To see the full overview, click here.

Measuring performance through metrics is vital when implementing and running recycling programs. The tools in this section will help you review and understand your metrics, develop targets and goals, establish a communication plan, and achieve continuous improvement.

Tools for Running and Improving Your Program

Metrics Collection

Collect the right data in order to track your progress and set goals for your plastics recycling program.

Economic Analysis

Revisit and revise your economic analysis in evaluation of program success.

Targets and Goal Setting

Establish targets and goals for continuous improvement and program expansion.

Telling the Story

Share your successes and challenges and keep key stakeholders engaged in your hospital’s plastics recycling program.

Auditing Your Program

Analyze the plastic materials you are collecting and the plastics collection, segregation, and transfer process. 

Once you've got your program up and running, we'd love to hear from you! Please submit your feedback and suggestions, or contact us if you would like to be featured in an HPRC case study.

Visit the main HospiCycle page for a full list of resources.