Category Archives: Green Commitment
Can you believe it? Dempsey is celebrating our 60th year in 2019, and we are proud and thankful for everything we have achieved as a family and as a company! Our network of clients who have become family and friends to us over the years have all been so delightful and supportive, and we would […]
As the holidays approach and excitement brews in your office, people often wonder how much waste is produced during the season? Thinking of the energy required to power all of those twinkling lights, the paper gone to waste as it’s ripped off gift packages, and all the food thrown in the trash when there are […]
In October 2018, PPL Electric Utilities recognized Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply as part of their PPL Electric Utilities Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program, honoring Dempsey’s recent energy-saving efforts and accomplishments throughout its production facilities. According to PPL Electric Utilities, “Saving energy is good for your business and the community, that’s why we’re giving out […]
When you think about a green business, a commercial laundry might not come to mind. Commercial laundries use massive quantities of water and energy, and contaminate the air by driving vehicles to pick up and drop off supplies. Not this commercial laundry. Sure, at Dempsey, we use water and energy to get the job done. […]
Linen supply companies are vital to many different industries. Whether sheets and towels are needed for a 300-room hotel, or your local auto shop is in need of shop towels, linen supply companies are a crucial part of maintaining a business. These companies go through vast amounts of water and have a serious impact on […]
A sustainability leader in its industry, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply extended its mission to its customer base by organizing a Farm-to-Table Event in Washington, DC on April 23, 2014. Guest speakers Erica Porch, EatWell Natural Farm Manager, and Brad Parker, Pipe Dreams Fromage Cheesemaker, shared their backgrounds, expounded on daily operations on their farms, […]
In the February/March issue of Restaurant Facility Business magazine, a publication dedicated to addressing the issues of restaurant maintenance, operations, and construction, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply was mentioned. In his cover story titled “The Green Team,” John Hahn, Operating Partner at EatWell in Washington DC, said his company is always on the lookout for […]
On July 25, 2014, Becker’s Hospital Review published an article titled, “Top 10 ways to make your laundry greener.” Author P.J. Dempsey, President of Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, offered advice to readers on how to make sure their laundry service has properly implemented green laundry practices.
ASTM, the globally recognized leader in developing voluntary consensus standards, has developed the Standard Practice for Sustainable Laundry Best Management Practices, ASTM D7841-13. The standard recognizes key criteria in TRSA’s Clean GreenTM certification as universal indicators of maximum sustainability in commercial laundry work, thus building consumer confidence in Clean GreenTM certification. Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply […]
In 2013, the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) announced it has incorporated TRSA’s Clean Green certification for textile services operations into its Green Restaurant program. This action will allow restaurants to earn points toward a Green Restaurant designation by using a Clean Green certified laundry like Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply.
In an article she authored for Textile Services titled, “Providing Responsible Industry Leadership: Advocating for Issues that Matter to our Customers,” Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply Vice President Kristin Dempsey says, “Since 1959, our company has aspired to provide responsible leadership to the textile services industry as well as to the industries of the customers […]
WNEP News, the leader in news coverage for Northeastern Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, and the Pocono region, profiled Dempsey Uniform in a video segment titled, the “The Power to Save.” This environmental initiative explains to viewers how businesses and consumers can save money and the environment. WNEP chose to feature Dempsey in this segment after Dempsey […]
The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) has announced that Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply is the first company in the United States to achieve certification in the TRSA Clean Green Certification Program. Clean Green Certification recognizes companies that demonstrate responsible leadership in sustainability and conservation to protect the environment. The program acknowledges a textile service […]
Mark Lewis, Corporate Sales Manager at Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, received the TRSA Volunteer Leadership Award at the Association’s Annual Conference & Exhibits 2011. TRSA is the National Association of the Textile Rental Services Industry. Members provide uniform rental and linen services to businesses and industries across the United States and Canada. The Volunteer […]
In February 2011, PPL Electric Utilities listed Dempsey on its E-power® Energy-Smart Business Honor Roll. With this award, PPL recognized Dempsey’s recent energy-saving efforts in its production facilities. “This organization has demonstrated the kind of awareness and commitment that will lead our communities to better energy and environmental practices today and into the future,” writes […]
Mark Lewis, Corporate Sales Manager for Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc., and Steve Kallenbach, Regional Sales Manager for American Dawn, Inc. (ADI) led an interactive “Clean Green” Webinar for members of the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) in February 2011. The webinar focused on how a laundry’s environmental friendliness has become an important point […]
On January 28th, 2011, Dempsey recognized workers from Allied Services in Scranton for their hard work. Employees from Allied Service’s Vocational division have recycled eight million hangers from Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply over the past three years. “We employ several hundred individuals…to give them this opportunity, it’s tremendous for Allied, it’s great for the […]
In December 2010, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply joined the U.S. EPA Sustainability Partnership Program. The Sustainability Partnership (SP) is an EPA Region 3 initiative to facilitate environmental sustainability at major organizations in the Mid-Atlantic region through a collaborative effort. By sharing expertise within programs such as WaterSense, Energy Star, and WasteWise, the EPA has […]
In 2009, Dempsey won the first-ever “Green Powerhouse Award” from the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal. Judge Jennifer Porter of Workforce Wayne explained, “These awards recognize some of the first organizations in our region taking voluntary action toward green sustainability. This sustainability is about changing behaviors, and to do this we need people like those at […]
A founding member of Laundry ESP®, the Laundry Environmental Stewardship Program, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply has been recognized for our leadership in energy and water conservation, and our ability to meet or exceed all local environmental regulations. At Dempsey, sustainability matters!