W.H. Linen Rentals First to Receive GRA Endorsement
First Green Linen Rental Company for Restaurants
W.H. Linen Rentals Earn the Green Restaurant Association's Coveted Environmental Endorsement
Clifton, NJ - March 13, 2013- Washing Linens takes lots of energy, water, and chemicals. Now, for the first time, restaurants have a choice of a linen company that uses less energy, water, adn ehcmials and has been verified by a national nonprofit environmental organization. The Green Restaurant Association just endorsed W.H. Linen Rental's service. Any restaurant htat uses this endorsed service will receive 4 GreenPoints twoards becoming a Certifed Green Restaurant®: 2 GreenPoints in Water and 2 GreenPoints in Energy.
"We are proud of W.H. Linen Rentals' accomplishments and of its leadership in being the first linen company to achieve the Green Restaurant Association endorsement in the LINEN category," said Michael Oshman, CEO and Founder of the Green Restaurant Association. "There are some areas of the market where restaurants just don't have a great green solution. Linens used to be one of those areas. Now, restaurants finally have a choice in option for a green vendor in linen rentals."
About the Green Restaurant Association Founded in 1990. The Green Restaurant Association is a national non-profit organization that provides the only official Certified Green Restaurants® mark in the country. For two decades, the GRA has pioneered the Green Restaurant® movement and has been the leading voice within the industry encouraging restaurants to listen to consumer demand and green their operations using transparent, science-based certification standards. With their turnkey certification system, the GRA has made it easy for thousands of restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable in a profitable manner. The GRA is endorsed by scores of national environmental organizations such as NRDC and Environmental Defense, and esteemed trade organizations including the New York State Restaurant Association, Orange County Restaurant Association, and America Public Garden Association. The GRA is also an Energy Star partner. In 2010, Citysearch announced the GRA as their official Green Restaurant® listing partner. The GRA has been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News, NPR, and in The New York Times, and The Washington Post. For more information visit www.dinegreen.com