Thursday, September 26, 2013
True or false: Home washing consumes less water and energy as opposed to outsourcing this function to a large-scale textile services company?
You may be surprised to learn that this is false. Industrial launderers have experience, longevity, and responsibility in reducing their environmental impact.
An initiative launched in 2012, by TRSA (Textile Rental Services Association), called Clean Green certification program recognizes laundry facilities for “achieving efficiencies in water and energy conservation and adopting best management practices for reusing, reclaiming and recycling resources.” This should give business owners some peace of mind that their uniforms, linens, floor mats, towels and other reusable textiles procured from Clean Green certified companies are laundered in an environmentally friendly manner, thus, reducing their business’ overall environmental impact.text
Monday, September 16, 2013
Staying true to our steadfast commitment of preserving our environment, Roscoe is introducing Linen Laundry Bags. The switch from plastic bags to linen bags is impending. text
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
2013 saw a crackdown on food safety as the FDA utilized its new authority provided by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011. The fairly new law has shifted focus from simply reacting to food-borne illness to preventing from occurring at all.
Similar to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations, under the act, registered facilities must develop and maintain a written food safety plan that includes a hazard analysis of known or reasonably foreseeable hazards that could affect food. Furthermore, preventive controls to minimize/prevent each identified hazard must be applied. Records must be maintained and monitored to ensure compliance. A re-analysis of hazards and preventive controls must occur when there are significant changes in the process or every three years.text
Sunday, September 08, 2013
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The recent Spring Mat Contest has improved Roscoe's sales through the summer and boosted our customer satisfaction ratings – effectively enhancing our position as a leading textile rental company in the Chicago market. Roscoe has also created four Task Forces, led by dedicated Team Members, to continue our focus on customer service. text