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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Lewis Wins Volunteer Leadership Award

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Mark Lewis, Corporate Sales Manager, 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, whose members provide uniform rental and linen services to business and industry across the United Sates and Canada.

The Volunteer Leadership Award ackowledges the contributions of TRSA volunteer leaders that have contributed their time and energy for the better of the industry by sharing their knowledge and experience to support TRSA's education, training, information-sharing, benchmarking and research and selected by the TRSA Board and staff.

Lewis was a featured speaker at the Conference. He lead discussion on TRSA's new "Clean Green" accreditation program, which focuses on best practices for reducing energy and water consumption and sustainability that reduces a laundry's impact on the environment.
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Monday, February 14, 2011

Energy-Smart Business Honor Roll - 2011

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In February 2011, PPL Electric Utilities entered Dempsey into 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 David DeCampli, President, PPL Electric Utilities Corporation.

E-power Business Honor Roll (link)
PPL Welcomes Dempsey to Energy-Smart Honor Roll (pdf)
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Friday, January 28, 2011

Vocational Partnership "Good for the Community" - 2011

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Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer
Allied Services resident Donald Fickus cleans a wire hanger Friday for Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply Inc. at the Allied Services vocational division in Scranton.
On January 28th, Dempsey recognized workers from Allied Services in Scranton for their hard work. Employees from Allied's Vocational division have recycled eight million hangers from Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply over the past three years. "We employ several hundred challenged individuals and to give them this opportunity, it's tremendous for Allied, it's great for the environment, it's good for the community, and it really shows waht employers can do when they work together," said Allied Services President Bill Canaboy.

Dempsey presented the Allied employees with a "Golden Hanger" to mark the milestone and their mascot, the Y-Guy™, visited with the workers.
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

U.S. EPA Sustainability Partnership - 2011

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In December 2010, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, Inc. joined the US EPA Sustainability Partnership Program. The Sustainability Partnership (SP) is an EPA Region 3 initiative to facilitate environmental sustainability at major organizations in the med-Atlantic region through a collaborative effort. By sharing expertise within programs such as WaterSense, Energy Star and WasteWise, etc., EPA has proven that working with industry, institutions and governments can produce significant results in the reduction of waste generation, natural resource usage and energy consumption. Our collaborative efforts can reduce environmental footprints and often result in cost savings to the organization as well!

EPA Thanks Dempsey for Sustainability Partnership (pdf)
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Saturday, February 7, 2009

Green Business of the Year - 2009

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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 Dempsey to show the way."

Business Journal Green Award (pdf)
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