UniFirst Wins Awards for ‘Green’ Laundering Processes

Jason Hicks |

WILMINGTON, Mass. — UniFirst Corp. has won a variety of awards recently for its environmentally friendly laundering processes, the company reports.
The Missouri Water Environment Association, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of water resources throughout the state, gave the company a top “Gold” award for “outstanding achievement” in water safety.
In Austin, Texas, the Water & Wastewater Utility Special Service Division presented UniFirst its Excellence in Pretreatment award for maintaining “a properly designed, operated and maintained pretreatment system” that continually passes unannounced sampling inspections. In addition, Houston’s Industrial Wastewater Service awarded the company a Gold Award for “enviro-friendly” water treatment processes.
UniFirst also received similar awards from the Hampton Roads Sanitation District in Virginia, the Kansas Water Environment Association in Topeka, and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities in North Carolina.
Exelon Corp., one of the nation’s largest nuclear power providers, presented UniFirst its Environmental Leadership Award for its “lengthy record of [processes and] services that are environmentally responsible, safe and of superior quality.”

About the author

Jason Hicks

American Drycleaner

Jason Hicks was assistant editor for American Trade Magazines, which publishes American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News, for more than nine years, and web editor for three years.


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