Footprints: Run Your Ambulance on Trash
Medshop Australia, 2016
...Is it possible to do this in Australia? As of 2013 there were 5,219 EMS vehicles on the road in Australia. How impactful are Australia’s emergency services on the environment?
It’s more than you may imagine.
In this report by James Cook University, representing somewhere “between 1.8% and 4.4% of total Australian health sector emissions.” What’s more staggering is when you compare EMS to all traffic’s emissions; 60% from ground vehicles, 200% from the air in this report from Acedemia.com
If we could reduce the eco-footprint of our ambulances, and all vehicles for that matter wouldn’t it be worth it?
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