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The growing importance of sustainability and ESG impact in UK dentistry

In this blog post, Paul Graham, Head of Dental, shares his insight into the importance of Sustainability and ESG in UK dentistry.

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In recent years, the concept of sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) has gained significant momentum across various industries. From manufacturing to finance, organisations are recognising the need to prioritise sustainable practices and responsible business conduct. The UK dental sector is no exception.

As society becomes more conscious of its environmental footprint and social responsibilities, dentistry is undergoing a transformation towards greater sustainability and ESG impact. In this article, Paul Graham, head of dental at Christie & Co, explores the key aspects of sustainability and ESG in UK dentistry, and highlights the impact that this can have on practice values.

What can practices do to make a difference?

The dental industry generates a significant amount of waste, including plastics, packaging, and hazardous materials. To address this, many practices implement robust waste management and recycling systems, segregating different types of waste, recycling materials wherever possible, and disposing of hazardous waste responsibly...

To read the full article on the Dentistry website, click here.

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