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.

Executives Discuss Industry Issues with NY Legislators


TRSA recently led a delegation of linen, uniform and facility services industry executives to the New York State Capitol in Albany for an impactful afternoon of meetings with key legislators and members of their staff during the New York State Legislative Conference.

Milliken Report Tracks Progress on Sustainability Initiatives


Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently published its fourth annual Sustainability Report, a key reporting component in the company’s progress toward its 2025 Sustainability Goals. In 2019, Milliken laid out 12 sustainability goals, focused on its people, products and the planet, as a roadmap to achieving a healthier tomorrow. Guided by the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, these 12 goals signal the company’s commitment to sustainability in all forms, according to a news release.

Supplier Partners Testify to Their CSR in Global Compact Survey


More than 30 individuals representing TRSA supplier partner member companies responded positively to an email appeal to complete a checklist attesting to their companies’ adherence to principles of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. This supports linen, uniform and facility services operators in presenting their customers with evidence of their suppliers’ commitments to corporate social responsibility (CSR).

TRSA Earth Day Promotion: How Our Industry Saves Water


TRSA and Infinite Laundry have developed a social media campaign to promote awareness of the linen, uniform and facility services industry and the impact that the industry has on environmental sustainability through water conservation. For two weeks leading up to Earth Day on Friday, April 22, TRSA will post content on social media and utilize digital marketing outlets to create awareness among the public and the industry.

Save the Date: New TRSA Fleet Summit, May 9-10


With California paving the way for businesses everywhere to use alternative-fuel technology and industrywide interest growing in improving effectiveness, efficiency and compliance on the road, TRSA is addressing the need for more information to support members’ fleet management and maintenance. The newest example is the inaugural Fleet Summit, slated for May 9-10, which will run in conjunction with the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, CA.