AmeriPride Report Outlines ‘Green’ Initiatives

Aug 31, 2017

AmeriPride Services Inc., Minnetonka, MN, recently announced the availability of its 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, as well as a new online resource that summarizes its sustainability efforts across the company. The materials outline the latest results of key programs and initiatives that support AmeriPride’s commitment to the environment, the health and safety of its employees, and the well-being of the local communities it serves, according to a news release.

‘Ride for Research’: Ecotex Raises Funds to Fight Cancer

Aug 31, 2017

Ecotex Team Spin Cycle rode more than 155 miles over two days, from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Seattle, to raise funds for cancer research. 2017 was the third year the Ecotex team participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer. During those three years, and thanks to their sponsors and donors, Team Spin Cycle has raised $136,743 to support world class, breakthrough research, according to a news release.

ARCO/Murray to Build New Healthcare Laundry

Aug 31, 2017

TRSA associate member ARCO/Murray, Downers Grove, IL, will soon break ground on a 14,400-square-foot build-to-suit healthcare laundry facility for Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO. Construction is set to begin in mid-August with a targeted completion date in early April 2018, according to a news release.

In Other News this Week

Aug 31, 2017

Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to textile services operators and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Economy Linen Again Hygienically Clean Certified

Aug 28, 2017

Economy Linen and Towel Service, Zanesville, OH, has again achieved Hygienically Clean (HC) Healthcare certification, reflecting their commitment to best management practices (BMPs) in laundering as verified by on-site inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean textiles as quantified by ongoing microbial testing.