Work Uniform Blog

Keeping Our Green Commitment on Earth Day and Beyond

In the near future, as stay-at-home orders are lifted and we begin to reclaim our usual routines, the industry association for the linen, uniform and facility services industry, TRSA, reminds us that environmentally-friendly business practices are more than earth friendly – they are a key part of the economic recovery as well.

Green processes and the conservation of resources, like techniques that reduce water and energy use, are also efficient business practices, allowing businesses to pass cost benefits on to their customers while they are also investing in the planet that we will pass on to future generations.

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Earth Day & Work Uniform Rental Sustainability

Earth Day & Work Uniform Rental Sustainability

Now that Earth Day is upon us once again, we at The Roscoe Company have been reflecting on our long history of sustainability. In fact, offering work uniform and floor mat rental services is by itself a sustainable practice for any organization. We’ve also added other “green” equipment, work processes and products through the years and have been recognized by our industry as well as the governor’s office in Illinois for our environmentally friendly efforts.

In the Beginning…

Founded in 1921 with the idea of saving workers from having to wash their dirty laundry at home by offering to pick …

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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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