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Single use plastic is no use The Sustainability in Textile Care Committee is an industry-wide body of expert volunteers that is committed to help operators and suppliers find greener ways of doing business
Summer sorrows Summer brings its own set of problems for cleaners as Stacey King of DTC finds out
Long term sustainability Historically the laundry industry has been slow to adapt to change and new technology. However, the pace of innovation added to increased pressure surrounding global environmental...
Managing residual creasing in rental workwear Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide looks at how to keep the cost of processing workwear to an acceptable minimum, but still produce a result which is as nearly crease-free as possible
Vive la vie vert Penny Wilson takes a look at how France is dealing with environmental issues head on after a ‘green’ surge in the European elections and how this drive is likely to affect textile...
ETSA CONFERENCE 2019 ETSA put on a fascinating conference for its members and affiliates covering topics as diverse as the AI, venture capital, data and sustainability and the circular economy
Delivering energy savings LCN looks at some latest developments in drying efficiency on show at this summer’s industry exhibitions
Efficiency by design The OPL market is growing as establishments in both commercial and institutional sectors take laundry in house. LCN looks at the latest generation of OPL dryers
Deciding on the right mix Demand within the professional textile care industry for effective, “greener” alternatives to solvent-based cleaning continues to grow. LCN examines current developments
Case studies: Wedding dresses A wedding dress has greater sentimental value than perhaps any other garment. Stacey King of DTC outlines some of the wedding dress woes to watch out for
Ethical cotton brings problems and opportunities Ethical sourcing of cotton is very much the order of the day. Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide looks at how to maintain the product’s ethical integrity during the laundering process
New beginnings The Spring conference was the first outing for new TSA CEO David Stevens who led a lively event and committed to a strategy that puts its members first and foremost
Troubleshooting laundering problems The past five years have seen some useful and innovative solutions to laundering problems that Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide believes can help textile rental operations boost...
Necessity is the mother of invention Sheer dogged determination keeps South Africa’s textile care businesses above the ever-challenging problems of water shortages, burgeoning utility costs and a wildly fluctuating...
Case studies: Shrinkage Stacey King of DTC looks at what can be done about shrinkage and outlines some precautions
ECOLAB Textile Care developed a sustainable washing solution for sunscreen stains
For many, the arrival of summer means vacation and quality time spent outdoors with family and friends. For commercial laundries, textile rental companies...
Case studies: First clean faults New clothes will eventually need cleaning. This month Stacey King of DTC outlines some of the reasons why items fail their first clean
Flat out for flatwork Whether to force out a head of steam for flatwork or simply to deliver a constant supply of temperature controlled hot water, the boilers you choose to put in the plant room...
Further education The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers Conference and Exhibition did exactly what it set out to do for committed dry-and wetcleaners – it educated, informed and galvanised
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