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Clean Green Certification

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Clean Green Certification recognizes companies that demonstrate responsible leadership in sustainability and conservation by acknowledging commitment to improving water and energy efficiency and adoption of best management practices for reusing, reclaiming and recycling resources.

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Clean Green certified linen, uniform and facility services operations meet quality standards for effectiveness in conserving resources and minimizing environmental impact. Customers that use Clean Green certified companies to supply, launder and maintain linens, uniforms, mats and other reusable textiles can be assured that their provider maximizes sustainable practices.




Apply for Clean Green Certification

Send in your application today for TRSA’s Clean Green Certification or renew a previous application!

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Best Management Practices

Large-scale laundries earn Clean Green standards by using high-capacity washing, drying and wrinkle-removal equipment that improve efficiency. To obtain the certification, laundries must document water and energy reduction and deploy best management practices (BMPs) such as:

  • Recovering heat from drained hot water and heat dispersed from the process of warming water
  • Recapturing drained water from rinses for reuse
  • Using environmentally friendly detergents
  • Removing solids and liquids from wastewater
  • Installing solar energy and energy-efficient lighting
  • Recycling programs
  • Re-routing trucks to save vehicle fuel
  • Implementing preventative maintenance and spill prevention plans

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Certification Requirements

A laundry facility becomes Clean Green certified by meeting water and energy conservation standards and deploying best management practices (BMPs).

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Clean Green Standards

TRSA inspects laundry facilities seeking the certification and approves documentation of their water and energy use and BMP deployment through production reports they submit to auditors during the inspections. They are accredited for three years at a time.

Standard for TRSA Clean Green Certification | TRSA-Initiated ASTM International Standard



Certified Textile Services Providers

These companies have fulfilled the Clean Green certification challenge, quantifying their commit to sustainability and the environment by documenting their conservation efficiencies in water and energy conservation and verifying their green best management practices

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Why Get Clean Green Certified?

With a Clean Green Certification, you will save on operating costs by conserving resources. sell the benefits of sustainability to gain and keep customers and serve the cause of protecting the environment.

Learn More | Verify Your Commitment Brochure | Choosing a Clean Green Launderer Brochure



Media & In the News

TRSA promotes the value and benefits of certifications earned by laundries adhering to BMPs and standards enforced by independent inspectors. TRSA promotes the value and benefits of linen, uniform and facility services that enhance businesses, retailers, healthcare facilities, restaurants, government and other organizations’ image while providing cleaner, safer environments for their employees and customers.

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