In recognition for achievements and innovation in healthcare sustainability, three Aspirus Hospitals have received the 2020 Partner Recognition Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in healthcare. 

The recipients are Aspirus Langlade Hospital in Antigo, Aspirus Wausau Hospital and Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids. 

The award is given to healthcare facilities that change their practices to become more sustainable and have achieved progress in areas such as waste reduction, renewable energy adoption, food purchasing and mercury elimination. They also must have a recycling rate of at least 10 percent for their entire waste stream.