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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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Key players in Europe foodservice disposables distribution system market that are covered in the report include Dispo International, EFG Foodservice, First Pack, Go-Pak Group, ITP Imports Ltd.
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Americans are heartily embracing disposable food storage," Riedel said.
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a conventional stainless steel process is essential to developing a strong validation master plan for integrating disposables into a production environment.
I cleaned my own diapers because the service went out of business, and I could not imagine switching to disposables," says Boston mother Michele Daves, who notes with pride that her two sons (ages two and five) have never worn a plastic diaper.
Washables: Today, manufacturers are addressing environmental concerns with a trend toward developing washable products that may prove as effective and convenient as the disposables.
Per year of diapering, the team found that disposables require about half as much energy as cloth diapers (the equivalent of about 53 gallons of gasoline), use one-quarter as much water (2,570 gallons), produce half as much air pollution (16 pounds of combustion products) and generate about one-seventh as much water pollution (3 pounds).
However, unlike disposables, HYBRIO batteries can be recharged up to 500 times, integrating for the first time the money saving benefits of rechargeable batteries with the immediate use benefits of disposables.
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RF-Detect will help protect patients by accurately alerting the user when the RF-tagged surgical disposables remain in the patient before surgical closing procedures.