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disposable

Nursing adjective Referring to that which is discarded or disposed of noun An item used in health care-related Pt contact which is discarded after use–eg masks, gloves, gowns, needles, paper products, syringes, wipes. See Biohazardous waste.

disposable

(di-spō′ză-bĕl)
Designed to be used once and discarded and not reused or recycled.
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Food Service; Aramark; and a number of colleges, universities, and national state parks are already replacing their disposable utensils with the commercially compostable cutlery.
Report Structure: Chapter: 1 INTRODUCTION Chapter: 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chapter: 3 MARKET OVERVIEW Chapter: 4 GLOBAL MEDICAL NONWOVEN DISPOSABLES MARKET, BY PRODUCT Chapter: 5 GLOBAL MEDICAL NONWOVEN DISPOSABLES MARKET BY GEOGRAPHY Chapter: 6 COMPANY PROFILE
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Meanwhile, consumers are becoming more aware of the problems associated with adult incontinence and of specialized disposable products to deal with this disorder.
Non-degradable disposable diapers can sit for decades in landfills and require significant amounts of plastic and pulp.
But Riedel pointed out that 14 percent of those who said they owned food storage products had purchased either Gladware or Ziplock disposable food storage containers.
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After several lawsuits based on the fact that there were no composting facilities for disposables, Procter & Gamble pulled the commercial.
Washables: Today, manufacturers are addressing environmental concerns with a trend toward developing washable products that may prove as effective and convenient as the disposables.