What is it?

Sustainability means meeting the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Did you know?

By 2050 it is estimated that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.


The earth is our home, it is the only planet we have to live on and we need to treat it in a way that doesn’t sacrifice the needs of future generations. This means living in a way that protects natural resources and reduces the amount of harmful emissions and waste that we are putting out into the world.

Sustainability at ResMed

Our vision at ResMed is to design products that help the world breathe, whilst fostering a healthy planet.
A truly environmentally sustainable product is one that does not harm the environment when it is made, used or disposed of when you’ve finished with it. By considering the environmental impact of our products from the very start of our design process we can reduce the amount of carbon emissions we are producing, and create less plastic waste. Our sustainability targets set the path for us to move towards a more sustainable future.

Did you know?

Recycling one aluminium can could save enough energy to run a TV for three hours

Test your knowledge of Sustainability

What percentage of materials in a mobile phone can be recycled?

Explanation: Approximately 90% of the materials in a mobile phone can be recycled! Next time you get a new phone make sure to drop your old one off at a phone recycling point.

How many trees are saved by recycling one tonne of paper?

Explanation: 17 trees! The current rate of recycling for paper and cardboard is around 50-60%. Imagine how many trees we could save if we can recycle even more!

How much more energy efficient are LED light bulbs compared to standard light bulbs?

Explanation: LED light bulbs are 90% more efficient!! Time to swap out any old standard lights you have in your house for LEDs.