Cintas Chicago Facility Earns Zero Waste Certification
Cintas’ Chicago DCs were certified Gold as a result of diverting more than 90 percent of its waste stream from landfill and incineration, having a zero waste policy in place and meeting the TRUE certification requirements over the past 12 months. The facility services the regional Cintas rental locations and includes large production areas dedicated to shipping and receiving all types of new products, including garments for its largest direct sale and rental customers in the hospitality, gaming, healthcare and airline industries, among others.
“This TRUE Gold certification is a reflection of our dedication to company-wide sustainability efforts that positively improve the way we do business,” said
TRUE certified spaces are environmentally responsible, more resource efficient and help turn waste into savings and additional income streams. By closing the loop, they cut greenhouse gases, manage risk, reduce litter and pollution, reinvest resources locally, create jobs and add more value for their company and community. TRUE also certifies events to improve their sustainability.
Since 2013, eight Cintas distribution centers have achieved Gold or Platinum TRUE certification – the highest levels attainable under the certification program. The DC facilities have displayed continued success throughout the journey and have helped to motivate the entire company in the right direction by setting a precedence for excellence when it comes to responsible waste management and overall facility efficiency.
“Companies with TRUE certified facilities are industry leaders in finding solutions to cut greenhouse gases, reduce litter and pollution, and add more value for their company and community,” said
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For more information about TRUE Zero Waste certification, visit http://true.gbci.org/.
GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally. Established in 2008, GBCI exclusively administers project certifications and professional credentials and certificates within the framework of the