Regardless of market, every laundry’s quality-assurance process begins with a good understanding of the importance of properly sorting their soiled linens, garments, uniforms and other reusable textiles. The latest e-learning opportunity from the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) –  Soil Sort – will provide participants with a thorough understanding on implementing the best sorting process to ensure effective and efficient use of wash-aisle configuration and product mix.

Soil Sort is self-paced, interactive and entirely contained online, giving participants the flexibility to work on it wherever there’s internet access. This course is for individuals in the linen, uniform and facility services industry including production line employees (operators); supervisors, managers, executives and others who need to fully understand the best practices, importance and impact of soil sorting.

The course includes these topics:

  • Why We Sort
  • Classification/Load Factors
  • Sorting Systems, and
  • Measurement

Soil Sort is available at a cost of $55 for TRSA members and $90 for non-members. For details, contact Meredyth Ellington at