UniFirst uniform cleaning services use nearly 50 custom wash formulas developed to ensure hygienic workwear laundering. We match wash formulas to your particular soiling and garment types, whether industrial, business casual, or more specialized, such as flame resistant, high-visibility, food processing (HACCP/GFSI), or healthcare. A UniFirst uniform progam has laundering processes in place to help keep your employees looking professional and your work processes safe.
Our state-of-the-art computerized laundering systems accurately control and monitor wash formulas, water levels, and temperatures in each of our laundering facilities. This helps ensures efficiency in our use of energy, water, wash formulas, and other resources.
Environmentally Friendly Laundering
Our laundry detergents are 100% “green” and environmentally friendly. They're biodegradable and made from renewable resources, free of phosphates and other chemicals that could be harmful to the environment.
Don't Bring Contaminants Home
When you choose UniFirst to clean your uniforms, you prevent contaminants from spreading onto family members' clothing.
We also take care with all the by-products produced by our uniform cleaning service operations. Our ongoing investments in water and air treatment technologies help ensure that everything we return back to the environment is consistently safe and non-polluting.
Since 1997, we've been a charter member of an industry “greening” initiative called the Laundry Environment Stewardship Program (LaundryESP), a voluntary pollution prevention and resource conservation program aimed at making a positive impact on environmental protection. Here are the results of this initiative so far:
- 24% reduction in CO2 emissions
- 27% reduction in total energy consumption, including:
- 26% reduction in natural gas
- 9% reduction in electricity
- 75% reduction in fuel oil
- 81% decline in propane
- 30% in all hydrocarbon (production) fuels
For more information about our continuous efforts to help the environment, please review our Environmental Sustainability Report.