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Blood Drive 2016: Roscoe Gives Back

Blood Drive 2016: Roscoe Gives Back

On behalf of LifeSource and the patients who are the ultimate beneficiaries, we’d like to express thanks to everyone who donated or attempted to donate to help others during our recent blood drive.

Your generosity will help people in need, including cancer patients, critically ill newborns, burn patients, accident victims, transplant patients, and many more who require blood products. It takes people like us to make blood drives successful and your time and commitment was appreciated and did not go unnoticed. Due to our efforts, LifeSource was able to collect 12 blood products.

The Need for Blood

Every two seconds, …

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Work Uniform Sustainability: Earth Day 2016

Work Uniform Sustainability: Earth Day 2016

In honor of Earth Day, we look back on our environmental sustainability efforts since we were founded in 1921 and look forward to implementing new initiatives.

Sustainability History

Throughout our 95 years, we’ve implemented numerous sustainability initiatives with the desire to both serve our customers more effectively and to be a responsible member of our community here in Chicago. Here are some of those initiatives:

  • Work Uniform Rentals: the textile rental industry itself arose out of a need to cost-effectively handle the cleaning of a large volume of garments in an environmentally friendly manner so that each employee or

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Shop Towel Rule FAQ

Reusable Rental Shop Towels, Mops, Floor Mats & Profitability of Sustainability

Now that the Shop Towel Rule has recently been enacted, we get asked a lot of questions on what it means for our customers. This blog post details answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ).

What is the “Shop Towel Rule”?

The Solvent Contaminated Wipe Rule, or “Shop Towel Rule” was published on July 31, 2013, by the U.S. EPA to exempt “reusable wipes” (known at Roscoe as “Print Towels” and “Shop Towels“) from regulation as solid waste so long as certain conditions are met. The rule entered into force on January 31, 2014 and revises …

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