Milliken & Co. Releases 2023 Sustainability Report


Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently released its sixth annual sustainability report that discloses performance against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and 2030 net-zero targets. The report details the company’s key impacts across its people, product, planet and net-zero measures.

Standard Textile Eliminates Poly Bags from US-Made Products


Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, announced its latest initiative in environmental sustainability on Earth Day 2024. In alignment with this year’s theme of “Planet vs. Plastics,” the company is eliminating poly bags from its U.S.-made products, marking a significant stride toward reducing plastic waste and preserving our planet.

Lindström Group Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report


The Lindström Group, Helsinki, recently released its 2023 Sustainability Report, which outlined the company’s success in meeting its financial targets; customer and employee satisfaction gains; and progress in improving the sustainability of its services and operations.

HR Compensation Survey Deadline Extended


The TRSA Plant Employee Compensation study survey has been extended to allow for maximum operator involvement. The deadline for submission is March 29. TRSA members who participate in the survey receive at no cost a customized digital copy of the survey results for easy benchmarking. Non-participants can purchase the report.

K-Bro Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report


K-Bro Linen Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, recently released its inaugural Sustainability Report outlining the company’s strategy related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) processes, and providing a foundational framework to move forward on future objectives and initiatives.

TRSA’s 110th Annual Conference Wraps Up in Naples


TRSA’s 110th Annual Conference was held this Oct. 10-12 at The Ritz-Carlton Tiburon Golf Resort Hotel in Naples, FL. Nestled between the beach and the golf course, the conference connected key linen, uniform and facility services industry leaders, allowing an opportunity to mix professional development and industry updates with several networking opportunities including an interactive charcuterie building challenge, the TRSA Open Nine-Hole Golf Tournament and an optional brewery tour.

‘Do the Right Thing’: Recycling ‘Down Under’


Amid regulatory pressures in states such as Massachusetts to divert ragged-out textiles – particularly cotton-polyester garments – from landfills, Alsco Uniforms – Australia is partnering with an Aussie firm that’s pioneered a process that breaks out polyester for reuse in plastic products. What’s more, cellulose from the cotton serves as a component for a hydromulch that’s sprayed on areas cleared of plant life for building projects in order to grow new vegetation.