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{Past Event} - Greening the OR Series: Moving Back to OR Reusable Textiles to Minimize Waste: How to Begin?

December 6, 2012 - 2:00 pm - December 6, 2012 - 3:00 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


This webinar offers specific information on "how-to" begin installing reusable OR gowns and drapes at your hospital. The webinar will debunk common myths and answer specific questions on disposables versus reusables:

  • Do reusables really provide the best quality, waste minimization and ROI?
  • How do I accommodate reusables with my current space?
  • And how can I justify the upfront expense involved in purchasing reusables?
  • How do I ensure we secure the quality and supply we need?


  • Learn why reusable surgical textiles significantly reduce waste in the OR
  • Learn tactics on who to convert existing space to handle reusable surgical textiles
  • Tips to ensure you secure the quality and supplies needed to run your OR with reusable surgical textiles


Barb Fordyce, Surgical Textiles Manager, Healthcare Systems Cooperative Laundry

Steven Tinker, President, American Reusable Textile Association

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