TRSA Clean Green Innovation Award

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The TRSA Clean Green Sustainability Award recognizes companies or facilities that reduce their operations’ environmental impact in one or more ways, which may include reduction of per-laundry-pound use of a single resource (water, energy, chemistry), improved efficiency of a production or service function, or increased discharge control. Use of best management practices described in the Clean Green Certification standard is encouraged. Nominations document success through proven results.

Operators’ Prior Award-Winning Achievements and Projects
  • Consolidation of facilities
  • Energy conservation techniques
  • Healthcare laundry sustainability techniques
  • High-capacity trailers for textile inventory (consolidates routes)
  • Solar energy use
  • Wastewater discharge control
  • Water conservation techniques
Ideas for Associate Member Nominations for this Award
  • Achievements and projects (similar to those of Operators described above) in Associates’ own facilities serving linen, uniform and facility services customers
  • Equipment, chemicals that reduce per-laundry-pound use of energy, water
  • New equipment of any type used in linen, uniform and facility services, more resource-efficient than previous models
  • Products/services provided to Operators to facilitate their achievements and projects described above
  • Textile products that replace disposable equivalents and launder efficiently
Previous winners of TRSA Environmental Awards have included:
  • AmeriPride, Minnetonka, MN
  • Aramark-Wayne Memorial Hospital, Goldsboro, NC
  • Aramark Uniform Services, Chicago, IL
  • Capital Health Care Services, Troy, NY
  • Huebsch Services, Eau Claire, WI
  • Paris Cos., DuBois, PA
  • Roscoe Co., Chicago, IL
  • UniFirst Corp., Mesquite, TX