The year 2007 began with a prediction of increasing global interest in—and demand for—ozone amongst established and emerging markets. This interest was driven by concerns for protection of public health. The year-end results show that ozone—one element of a group of processes recently referred to as an “advanced technology” by some and a “green technology” by others—is receiving strong acceptance in many industries. The following summarizes the International Ozone Association’s (IOA) educational activities and process applications.
What does it mean that business owners, including those in the laundry industry now have “energy choice?”
With the deregulation of the energy industry consumers and business people now have the ability to take control of their electricity and natural gas purchases. As a result, many business owners are now able to choose their supplier and they are all competing for your business.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is developing the Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative (SDSI) to recognize environmental leaders who voluntarily commit to the use of safer surfactants. The Design for the Environment Program has identified safer alternative surfactants through its partnership work with industry and environmental advocates.
The Design for the Environment Program has identified safer alternative surfactants through its partnership work with industry and environmental advocates. These safer alternatives are comparable in cost and are readily available.
Atlantic City, NJ – The Trump Marina Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ has joined in an energy savings and clean energy initiative that is sweeping the nation. The 728-room resort began their upgrade and installation of utility and energy saving equipment in 2006 by switching over to compact fluorescent light bulbs and finished up just two weeks ago with the installation of ozone equipment on all the hotel laundry’s washers.
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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.