Posts Tagged: ARTA

  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste. These wastes are highly regulated. The regulations can oftentimes be challenging to understand, even for the expert. Recently, HLAC and the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) co-sponsored a webinar, “Managing Pharmaceutical Waste: What Healthcare Laundry Facilities

  • ARTA Awards at Clean

    ARTA Awards at Clean

    LAS VEGAS, Nev —The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) and the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) held their fourth Breakfast at Clean at the Las Vegas Convention Center during Clean ’17.  The event provides members and accredited laundries the opportunity to enjoy a hot meal and socialize before attending the Clean Show and its offerings.

  • ARTA/HLAC Breakfast at Clean

    ARTA/HLAC Breakfast at Clean

    ARTA and the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) are once again hosting Breakfast at Clean. When:   Tuesday, June 6 Time:    7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Where:  Las Vegas Convention Center, Rooms N223-226. The ARTA/HLAC Breakfast is a great opportunity for members and accredited laundries to stop by and enjoy a hot breakfast before attending Clean educational sessions and visiting the exhibits.

  • ARTA’s 2017 Board of Directors

    ARTA’s 2017 Board of Directors

    ARTA primary members have elected Myles Noel and Daniel Gelac to fill two seats on its board of directors. Noel is the COO of COMTEX and is a returning director. Gelac is vice president of Kannegeisser and will join the board in January 2017. ARTA received many excellent applications from members interested in serving on

  • ARTA’s Upcoming Webinars

    ARTA’s Upcoming Webinars

    ARTA will host three webinars in the coming year as a service to members. The first webinar is being offered on a complimentary basis. There will be a member and nonmember fee for the following webinars. The webinar series will kick off on Wed., Aug. 24th with “Making the Case for Reusable Surgical Textiles.” Angie

  • Call for Nominations to ARTA’s BOD

    Call for Nominations to ARTA’s BOD

    ARTA is now seeking nominations to fill two seats on its board of directors for 2017-2018. Preference will be given to commercial operators and machinery suppliers. Once a slate of candidates is finalized, primary members of ARTA will receive a mailed ballot to vote on behalf of their company. If you or someone you know