JOIN ARTAMembership & Fees
ARTA invites any company or individual interested in supporting the reusable textile services industry to join the association. Our members include all segments of the industry, including suppliers to the industry, as well as operators of commercial, institutional, or cooperative laundries. ARTA’s annual dues are $850 and membership is with the company; all employees of the company are then members.
ARTA publishes a bimonthly member newsletter covering association activities; member profiles; and news items related to reusable textiles, disposables, government regulations and other matters of importance to the membership.
ARTA’s DVDs for long-term care and acute-care facilities and the publications, “Reusable Textiles—A Prescription for Change,” and “The Responsible Choice,” are valuable marketing resources available to members that summarize the many benefits reusable products bring to the healthcare field.
ARTA makes itself available for presentations to other associations outlining marketing, regulatory and technological issues pertaining to reusable textiles.
ARTA exhibits at the Clean Show to meet with representatives of the laundry, textile, fiber, chemical supply, machinery and apparel trades for discussions about implementing new technology.
LEGISLATIVE /REGULATORY ISSUES
ARTA meets with government leaders to apprise them of the practical advantages of reusable textiles. ARTA also tracks U.S., FDA, FCT, EPA, CPSC, DOT and CDC programs as well as tariff and trade issues. Matters related to state government problems are also reviewed and addressed.
ARTA maintains strong ties with many industry organizations.
- American Apparel Manufacturers (AAMA)
- Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)
- Association for Laundry Management (ALM)
- European Textile Services Association (ETSA)
- Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC)
- Independent Textile Rental Association (ITRA)
- Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA)
This significant network of like-minded organizations offers ARTA broad basic support in legislative regulatory action and for building and maintaining a critical knowledge base for industry growth opportunities.
Online via Paypal?
All credit cards accepted; fill out the Membership Application Online Form on this page. Annual Dues are $850 (per company or individual paid per calendar year). Annual dues paid online are subject to a $25 fee to cover transaction fees.
*Download the ARTA membership application and mail with your check.
*Please send your application along with your check to:
The American Reusable Textile Association
P.O. Box 1142
Mission, KS 66222