Big Regulatory Push: EPA’s ‘PFAS Strategic Roadmap’

10/22/2021

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan recently released the “PFAS Strategic Roadmap: EPA’s Commitments to Action 2021-2024.” The document is intended to be a comprehensive approach to confronting PFAS contamination nationwide, according to a news release.

PFAS Regs, Vax Mandates Top of Mind at Canadian Town Hall

10/15/2021

TRSA continued its series of regional town hall meetings with a gathering of Canadian operators and supplier partners on Oct. 12. Nearly 30 linen, uniform and facility services executives attended the 90-minute virtual town hall to discuss issues impacting the industry north of the border.

Prudential Overall Supply: A Model for ‘Green’ Operations

09/17/2021

Prudential Overall Supply remains the largest U.S. uniform and facility services company to be TRSA Clean Green certified. The Irvine, CA-based operation received this distinction when the program began in 2012 and recently maintained it by earning its third three-year recertification. The achievement reflects the company’s continued dedication to operational efficiency and sustainability, reflected in its adherence to TRSA-designated water and energy use thresholds and best-management practices (BMPs) consistent with the ASTM International environmental laundering standard.

Energy Efficiency: Planning for Peak Alerts

09/10/2021

As heat waves roll through, organizations can expect to receive peak alerts, either from the team at TRSA Business Solutions Partner APPI Energy, or from your electricity supplier or local utility. While no one can know which days or hours will end up setting peak demand levels for the year, reducing your demand can help lower energy costs by lowering your peak load contribution (PLC) tags.

‘Make the World Green Again!’: Webinar Highlights Sustainability

07/09/2021

TRSA recently participated in a 90-minute webinar with international partners DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium) and TSA-UK to discuss global sustainability efforts in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled “Make the World Green Again!” took place on June 30 and featured a speaker from each participating association as well as a question-and-answer session for participants.

Lavatec’s Energy Survey Highlights Rising Demand, Cost

07/08/2021

Lavatec Laundry Technology Inc., Beacon Falls, CT, recently commissioned an online survey of North American industrial laundry customers in the wake of current economic events and the expected impact on future energy consumption. Three quarters of survey respondents think energy costs will rise significantly in the coming years, according to a news release.

‘Make the World Green Again!’: TRSA to Join Global Webinar

06/24/2021

TRSA will participate in an upcoming webinar with international partners DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium) and TSA-UK to discuss global sustainability efforts in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled “Make the World Green Again!” will take place on June 30 from 10-11:30 a.m. EDT.

TRSA Hosts Webinar on Managing Energy, Reducing Costs

06/17/2021

TRSA recently held a webinar titled “Holistic Energy Management,” sponsored by APPI Energy. The webinar was hosted by Margo Madden, vice president of energy solutions at APPI Energy, and attended by roughly 50 executives in the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

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