Joan Plisko

Joan Plisko

Plisko Sustainable Solutions president

Plisko is an award-winning environmental health and sustainability director, strategic planner, researcher, and educator. As the president of a woman-owned micro business, Plisko creates customized sustainability programs for triple bottom line results. Example projects include: researching health benefits of green infrastructure, identifying interventions for reducing food waste, and serving as the community sustainability director for a retreat center.

How 1 hospital added 48k plants and improved community health

Find out how a hospital in a low-income Baltimore neighborhood planted 48,000 trees and plants to improve the health of patients and community, while addressing stormwater runoff. MedStar Harbor Hospital’s: project protects the facility and neighborhood from 20 million gallons of stormwater runoff each year. garden provides a healing public green space in the neighborhood […]