Laundry Environmental Stewardship Program
Laundry Environmental Stewardship Program Laundry ESP is a cost-effective and flexible program designed to raise the environmental performance of textile service and supply companies and improve relations with customers. The program allows large and small companies alike to choose from a variety of initiatives that each participant can tailor to its operations. Performance will be reported on an industry-wide basis. All participating companies can contribute to the overall success of the program. LaundryESP’s success also depends on a strong alliance between the associations, laundries, customers and suppliers. The program includes a statement of environmental principles, a set of program goals, a menu of voluntary initiatives, and marketing promotions.
Textile Rental Services Association of America
TRSA is an international organization representing companies that supply laundered garments, uniforms, linens, floor mats, towels and other products necessary for businesses to operate safe, clean facilities, serve their customers and provide a clean, attractive environment and image. TRSA companies are specialists in providing and managing quality textile goods directly to business locations and are experts in determining the most hygienic and cost-effective laundering solutions for facilities and workplaces ranging from small medical practices serving a few patients at a time to stadiums accommodating 100,000 spectators. The largest users of textile rental services are hospitality, healthcare, retail, manufacturing and automotive services.
TRSA supports textile rental services companies by:
- Protecting and expanding the market for textile services by advocating for fair, balanced and pro-business regulation and taxation
- Facilitating the sharing of information and best practices at conferences, events and online
- Conducting research and benchmarking initiatives that improve productivity and customer services
- Disseminating articles, case studies, information, trends and news
TRSA’s strong, diverse membership represents nearly 90 percent of the textile services market: national chains to local single-plant operators and associates that provide the products, machinery, supplies and services required by the industry.
TRSA works closely with members and federal agencies to improve employee safety and to develop a sustainable reusable textile services industry by reducing our use of energy and natural resources.
TRSA Clean Green
TRSA Clean Green Certification recognizes companies that demonstrate responsible leadership in sustainability and conservation to protect the environment. The program acknowledges a textile service company’s continuing commitment to improving efficiencies in water and energy conservation and adoption of best management practices for reusing, reclaiming and recycling resources.
National IPA is a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to serving:
- City/Local Government
- County Government
- State Government
- Public and Private Educational Institutions and Systems
- Special Districts
- Government-Education Healthcare Entities
National IPA was founded by and for public agencies, educational institutions and nonprofit entities. We believe in the advancement of the public procurement profession and support many associations and initiatives dedicated to public procurement.