New PFAS Regulations: How they Affect Your Business


On June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced surprising new per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) drinking water health advisory levels. These new levels are significantly lower than current levels, even current laboratory detection limits.

MMI Returns with Brand-New Program


TRSA’s 29th Annual Maintenance Management Institute (MMI) returns after a two-year hiatus. The program has been revamped with new speakers, a new location and new topics, but remains the industry’s longest-running and most-recognized maintenance-management and technology-development program.

Summit Reflects Everyday HR/Safety Shared Challenges


Specialists in either safety/health or human resources, or generalists responsible for both, found abundant common ground May 17 at TRSA’s HR, Health & Safety Summit in Chicago. All benefited from practical, hands-on analysis of trends, issues and techniques they could use to improve their corporate cultures. They went home with numerous ideas thanks to presentations specific to the industry or covering best practices from other industries, as well as peer-to-peer sharing.

TRSA Tackles Industry Issues at CA Town Hall


While California’s impending electric vehicle mandates accounted for much discussion at the TRSA Fleet Summit, May 9-10, Long Beach, CA, participants in that event also were part of the TRSA Town Hall there. This afternoon meeting consisted of a review of the industry’s current legislative and regulatory priorities as well as a discussion of how TRSA can plan future industrywide networking and information-sharing opportunities.

TRSA Summit: Heed CA ZEV Mandate Wherever You Are


TRSA conducted its first-ever Fleet Summit May 9-10 in Long Beach, CA, alongside the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, where fleet operators from a wide variety of industries reviewed the latest zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and associated technologies. There’s heavy pressure on such operators in California, where mandates go into effect in three years. No matter where you operate, however, this pressure is building, and in the U.S., the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) is bringing the heat.

32nd Annual PMI: Build and Enhance Your Management Team


Laundry managers at all levels will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to manage plant operations successfully and efficiently as participants in TRSA’s 32nd Annual Roger F. Cocivera Professional Management Institute (PMI), hosted at the University of Maryland, August 7-11.

EMI Helps Create Opportunity for Industry Rising Stars


When attendees of TRSA’s 57th Annual Ehrlich-Stempler Executive Management Institute (EMI) gather this August in the Washington, DC, area, they’ll access unmatched educational, networking and professional-development opportunities through this unique course for leaders in the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

Industrial Roundtable Covers Marketing, Fleet, Wastewater Issues


Opportunities for uniform service growth were highlighted on April 21 in TRSA’s virtual Industrial Research and Roundtable session. It featured data presented by the Yes& agency, TRSA’s consultant on its Market Recovery and Expansion project, from the portion of this consumer and decision-maker research most relevant to the industry’s industrial sector.