‘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.

Cintas Releases FY ’23 Impact Report


Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently published its Fiscal Year 2023 Impact Report, which includes information on the company’s philanthropic initiatives that it supported during the last fiscal year through “Cintas Cares.”

Annual Conference Panel to Focus on ESG


During TRSA’s 110th Annual Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon in Naples, FL, this Oct. 10-13, an exclusive panel discussion will bring together industry leaders and experts who are driving sustainable practices and responsible business strategies in their organizations.

Ecolab VP Talks Sustainability on Washington Post Live


Calvin Emanuel, the vice president and general manager of Sustainable Business Solutions at Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, recently joined a live discussion hosted by The Washington Post to discuss how companies are reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions while at the same time growing their business.

Cintas Named a USA Today Climate Leader


In recognition of its commitment to and success in reducing its greenhouse gas emissions intensity in recent years, Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, has been named to the inaugural USA Today Climate Leader 2023 list.

Video Showcases Industry Sustainability in Advance of Earth Day


TRSA and Infinite Laundry have developed a 15-second video to highlight one of the many sustainable benefits of the linen, uniform and facility services industry – reduced water consumption. The video notes that the industry saves a whopping 30 billion gallons of water per year compared to home laundering.