- Created on Sunday, 03 December 2006 03:02
- Written by Rich Fitzmorris
Question: What is the average percent of rewash in a commercial laundry?
Answer: A commercial laundry in defined as a business that washes textiles for a profit. That being said; the mix of textile categories can make a difference in the overall stain rewash percentage of the laundry. If you were to break down certain classifications/industries you should be able to determine what the average should be for a commercial laundry. In general the following are good average numbers:
Hospital Healthcare 2-4%
Nursing Homecare 3-4%
Food & Beverage 4-7%
Industrial Garments 3-5%
Personal Clothing >1%
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Laundry to Reduce Air Emmissions and Fund Cleaner Burning Wood Stove Purchases
BOSTON, Mass. — Alltex Uniform Rental Service, an industrial laundry in Manchester, N.H. has agreed to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act by paying a civil penalty of $65,000. They will also be undertaking a Supplemental Environmental Project with a value of at least $220,000 to replace old, polluting wood stoves in southern New Hampshire with new, cleaner models. Additionally, the company will install equipment at its facility to remove approximately 20 tons per year of emissions of volatile organic compounds (“VOCs”). G&K Services is the parent company of Alltex Uniform Rental Service Inc. The EPA action grew out of an EPA inspection of the facility in July 2008.