Waste Walk Results


Wow, are we excited about this year’s Waste Walk success! Not to mention, we are blown away by your involvement in this process. Thank you, each and every one of you, who participated and collaborated on ideas. Because of you we are celebrating huge savings successes—which go back into your paycheck next month with the Sharing Success Bonus! We can’t wait to see how you make the next Waste Walk even more successful.

  • 263 ideas submitted
  • 204 ideas approved by Waste Walk committee
  • $5,310,253 Hard Dollar Savings
  • $531,025 for Sharing Success Bonus as a result of Waste Walk
  • $2,327,148 already reflected in 2018 budget
  • 127 Collaborations means dollars saved through Teamwork

“All of this years’ Waste Walk ideas were great,” said Katie Roller, UMC Sr. Financial Analyst in Decision Support. “Even the ‘small’ ideas are important and add up to huge savings. I am so proud of the hospital-wide team effort that took place!”

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