WDES MOINES, Iowa — A partnership between Iowa Health System, the state’s first and largest integrated health system, and ARAMARK Healthcare has received an Environmental Stewardship Award.
WORCHESTER, Mass. — Two years ago, the Beechwood Hotel began using ozone technology. They don’t regret the decision.
LEXINGTON, KY -- With prices going up – everyone is looking for ways to compensate. Lexington’s Holiday Inn North is no different. They were seeking a way to cut some corners in the laundry for a 302-room hotel that processes sheets, towels, terry and napery.
VAN ORMY, Texas — Aramark Uniform Services is opening a 52,000-square-foot energy-efficient laundry facility in South Bexar County.
We live in a day and age where environmental concern and green awareness issues are at an all time high. All industries are, or should be, focused on taking steps towards optimizing efficiency and productivity all the while minimizing their environmental impact and carbon footprint. The laundry sector is no exception when it comes to going green.
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Textile Services Industry Gets National Spotlight
WILIMGTON, Mass. — Textile service executive Ronald Croatti recently appeared on the CBS-TV show “Undercover Boss.” Croatti is CEO of UniFirst Corp., in Wilmington, Mass. For most Americans watching “Undercover Boss” it was their first view inside a commercial laundry, which typically process between 10 million and 25 million pounds of uniforms, table linens, bed sheets, towels and more every year “The reusable textile services business is the original green industry,” said Ricci. “Commercial laundries reuse linen instead of filing landfills with disposable alternatives and continually discover new, innovative means to reduce energy consumption and recycle water. Our huge economies of scale allow laundries to use about two-thirds less water, energy and detergent than alternatives, such as washing at home, while hygienically cleaning textile products, improving disease control and reducing contamination.”