New lab coat cleaning vendor


With the closure of Consolidated Laundry at the end of March, the UW is in the process of moving to a new vendor for lab coat cleaning. UW Procurement Services is assisting with the transition to an alternate laundry provider (MediCleanse) for laboratories and academic spaces on campus.

Departments that relied on Consolidated Laundry for lab coat cleaning should complete an online survey to provide UW Procurement Services with details about the quantity, items and services needed.

During the transition period (after March 31) there will be an interruption in service until a new contract is established. Departments with an operational requirement for lab coat cleaning during the transition should contact Ray Hsu, director of strategic sourcing and contracting, at

UW Consolidated Laundry may be able to accept new lab coat orders during the transition. For more information, contact Carol O’Hara at before April 1 (after April 1 her email address changes to


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