MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — At Mats for You, a 16-year-old textile rental company, the addition of five 90 pound capacity soft-mount washers significantly reduced utilities and boosted laundry productivity.
Even though we are faced with an uncertain economy and difficult times lay ahead, most members of our industry are looking for the opportunities that may arise in the coming months – instead of focusing on negatives. Only time will tell how the coming year will unfold, however here are some thoughts from industry members.
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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.