G&K Services Recognized By The City Of Phoenix For Environmental Stewardship

G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GKSR) announced today that its facility in Phoenix, Arizona has been awarded by the City of Phoenix for its outstanding commitment to preserving water quality. G&K’s facility achieved full compliance with the city’s requirements for waste water pretreatment. This is the fifth consecutive year G&K has been recognized by the City of Phoenix for this accomplishment.

“We are proud to be recognized for our effort to maintain water quality in Phoenix,” said Dick Stutz, G&K’s Senior Vice President of Operations. “Achieving our fifth consecutive year of full compliance reflects G&K’s company-wide commitment to environmental stewardship and reducing wastewater pollution.”

G&K Services is an industry leader in the design, development and implementation of environmentally responsible industrial laundry practices. The company continually strives to maximize efficiency and reduce its consumption of water, energy and chemicals. G&K Services has processes in place to minimize wastewater pollutants and ensure compliance with environmental regulations at all of its locations. For more information on G&K Services’ commitment to environmental sustainability, please visit the company’s web site at www.gkservices.com/about/green.html.

About G&K Services, Inc.G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of rental and purchased uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has over 7,500 employees serving approximately 165,000 customers from over 160 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GKSR and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index. For more information on G&K Services, visit the company’s web site at www.gkservices.com.

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