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Facts & Figures
A clean sweep
Square feet of cleanable space at DHMC
Full-time equivalent (FTE) staff who keep that space clean
Total hours annually that they spend cleaning
Square feet per day cleaned by each FTE
(that's an area equal to 4.4 average-sized U.S. houses)
Tons of trash (non-recyclable, non-hazardous waste) generated in 2008
Tons of recyclable waste generated in 2008
Tons of hazardous waste and "sharps" generated in 2008
Approximate cost (not including labor) of disposing of the trash
Approximate net revenue from the recycling program
Approximate cost of disposing of hazardous waste and "sharps"
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