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Hygienically Clean Work Uniforms

Hygienically Clean Work Uniforms

While we take pride in the quality of our laundering processes and the cleanliness of our work uniform rentals, we’ve embraced the concept of hygienically clean – not just for the medical, food processing, food service, and hospitality industries, but hygienically clean for all.

By the end of 2017, we expect to be Hygienically Clean Certified by the TRSA and we are now almost fully complete with our implementation.

What Is Hygienically Clean?

Hygienically Clean refers to the standard created by the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) whose purpose is to develop quality criteria for the production and certification of …

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

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

Sustainability pays dividends to the environment, but it can also have a positive impact on the bottom line. Many organizations understand the benefits associated with work uniform rentals but reusable shop towels (rags), dust mops, wet mops, and floor mats processed weekly or every other week are also more sustainable and less expensive than disposable products. Having these products available, and in clean condition, reduces overall building maintenance and cleaning costs.

Reusable Cloth Shop Towels

Because of the Shop Towel Rule, it’s illegal to dispose of contaminated shop and print towels with certain wastes in the …

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Roscoe Sends Two More Leaders to TRSA EMI

Roscoe Sends Two More Leaders to TRSA EMI

Created by the Institute of Industrial Launderers (IIL), renamed the Uniform Textile Services Association (UTSA) and then ultimately merged with Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), the Executive Management Institute (EMI) has become the most heralded professional management development program in the industry’s history for managers in all areas of textile care operations. EMI develops the management and leadership skills of students by providing them with a comprehensive understanding of successful management principles and practices relevant to textile care operations. This understanding improves both individual and business management performance.

Since its inception 51 years ago, The Roscoe Company has sent over …

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Clean Green Certification 2016

Clean Green Certification 2016

In 2012, the Textiles Rental Services Association (TRSA) launched an initiative called the Clean Green Certification Program. Shortly thereafter, we became the first industrial launderer to become Clean Green Certified and we are still the only uniform rental supplier in Chicago to be certified following our re-certification.

Clean Green Certification Process

Every year, we go through the Clean Green Certification audit process. It begins with a self audit, which includes calculating consumption of natural gas and electricity compared to the number of pounds we produce and being under that Clean Green baseline. We also get credit for adhering to …

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Roscoe Presents Textile Service Webinar with TRSA

Roscoe Presents Textile Service Webinar with TRSA

TRSA recently hosted the webinar “Leadership and Coaching for Textile Services Managers and Staff Members.” The webinar was led by our production team leader, Miriam Avila, and our service team leader, Wesley Rowe.

Miriam and Wes discussed their duties, tools and training programs we’ve implemented in our day-to-day operations to empower our team members. Miriam detailed our on-boarding and training process for new production hires, and Wes discussed the training modules the company uses to bring its route services representatives (RSR) up to speed on the job duties. Below is a little more about their experience.

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