The goal of this comparative LCA is to quantify the environmental impacts of 3 different options for pre-operation patient cleaning.
• Option 1 - Wipes
• Option 2 - Paper towels and big red solution
• Option 3 - Paper towels and small solution
Nathalia Silva de Souza Lima Cano, PhD student, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Md. Uzzal Hossain, Post-Doc, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Melissa M. Bilec, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Mark Baratz, MD, Orthopedic Hand Surgery, UPMC