Alsco Las Vegas Partners to Fight Hunger in Southern Nevada


More than 271,000 people are estimated to be food-insecure in the four-county area of Southern Nevada that includes Clark, Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda counties. Alsco is working to help reduce that number by donating financial support to Three Square, a member of Feeding America, according to a news release.

Australian Fires: Penn Emblem Helps Animal Rescue Efforts


Recently, the Australian bush fire has been a major headline sweeping across news channels and social media feeds. As a result of the tragedy, millions of animals were displaced, orphaned or worse. While something so catastrophic that is miles away may seem untouchable, TRSA associate member Penn Emblem Co., Trevose, PA, wanted to do its part, big or small, according to a news release.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Healthcare Alert: Best Practices to Contain Coronavirus


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring and collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO), on an outbreak caused by a new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. With cases on the rise worldwide, it’s imperative for healthcare laundries to maintain best practices in laundering textile goods.

Warren Joins Gurtler Staff


Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, recently announced the addition of Ben Warren as a technical service representative, according to a news release.

VF Releases Social and Environmental Responsibility Goals


VF Corp., Denver, recently published the latest iteration of its Made for Change Sustainability & Responsibility report, including the announcement of industry-leading science-based targets (SBTs) and a bold vision for sustainable materials, according to a news release.

Ecolab Earns Perfect Score on the Corporate Equality Index


Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, recently received a perfect score of 100% on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is Ecolab’s eighth consecutive year, and 10th overall, with a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index, according to a news release.

Mission Linen Promotes Champagne to VP Role


Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, CA, recently promoted Brad Champagne to vice president of human resources. In his new role, Champagne oversees all human resources responsibilities, including compensation, benefits, learning and development, and recruiting, according to a news release.