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Archive >  July, 2014 XV, No. 7

Ideas That Work: In The Bag

Put Garbage Bags to Work Before, During and After a Case

plastic garbage bags MULTI-TASKING Plastic bags can be hard working and versatile. Why not take advantage?

Put Garbage Bags to Work Before, During and After a Case

We save money and help save the environment by doubling the functionality of large plastic garbage bags. First, we use them to pack and hold all the supplies we need for a given case. Then, on the day of the case, we put the empty bag on a holder and use it for blankets, gowns and any other dirty linen we generate during the procedure.

Judy Samkowiak, RN
Otsego Memorial Hospital
Gaylord, Mich.

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