TV News Touts Canada’s Progress in Reducing Medical Waste


The Global Television Network, Canada’s leading English-language TV network, recently aired a prime-time news segment on its nightly Global National news program on the need to reduce hospital waste, including personal protective equipment (PPE) such as disposable isolation gowns.

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.

UniFirst Completes Rooftop Solar Panel Projects


UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently partnered with HOLT Renewables to finalize three rooftop solar power systems at UniFirst industrial laundry facilities in Austin and San Antonio, TX, and Stockton, CA. Combined, the solar-power systems boast over 2,000 high-efficiency solar panels, promising substantial long-term benefits including clean energy, reduced emissions and significant lifetime utility savings.

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.

NASEM Workshop: Help TRSA Support the Industry


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) will host a virtual public workshop this upcoming Monday and Tuesday, March 4-5, to examine opportunities to increase the use of reusable healthcare textiles (HCTs) for personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare settings. Please log on to the NASEM workshop to help provide accurate information to policymakers, and counter potentially inaccurate or unfounded claims by presenters and attendees.

TSA-UK Releases Sustainability Report


The Textile Services Association (TSA-UK) has released its sustainability report that outlines the industry’s journey to a sustainable future where industrial laundering thrives on radical innovation to decarbonize the industry’s primary energy demands. The report also shines a light on the importance of actively engaging with its global value chain and the critical role played by people at all levels to make a lasting difference.

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.