Monday, November 21, 2016
A21 is a non-profit organization whose mission is to end human trafficking. The WalkForFreedom is a global event to raise funds and awareness for their efforts to bring an end to this atrocity.
Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of forced labor and sex trafficking. As the world's fastest growing criminal industry, it affects every nation across the globe. Every 30 seconds, someone becomes a victim of modern-day slavery.text
Friday, November 11, 2016
The Clean Green Environmental Award from the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) recognizes novel approaches by companies and/or facilities to increase sustainability, to conserve natural resources, and to reduce the operation's overall environmental impact.
In 2010, Roscoe won the inaugural TRSA Clean Green Environmental Award primarily for having consolidated two plants and becoming the most efficient commercial laundry in the nation. We've also been Clean Green Certified every year since the certification was created in 2012.
We earned this year's TRSA Clean Green Environmental Award for our Best Management Practices involving water reuse, reclamation and removal, as well as for various environmentally-conscious changes made in our physical workplace, including the initiatives below.text
Monday, November 07, 2016
Every fall since 1987, the Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award has recognized companies in Illinois that demonstrate a commitment to reducing environmental impact and encouraging a more sustainable Illinois economy.
For 2016, Roscoe is proud to have earned the 30th Annual Governor's Sustainability Award again, which we previously won in 1999. Other Governor's Sustainability Award winners include Abbott Laboratories, AbbVie, Argonne National Laboratory, CDW, City of Naperville, ComEd, The Field Museum, Marathon Petroleum, Quaker Foods, and United Airlines.
"This is not an easy thing to get," said Kevin O'Brien, director of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC). "It takes a lot of work, there is a lot of screening and, frankly, there is a lot of competition for this award."text