Because "Green" Isn't Enough
Because “Green” Isn’t Enough
Rethinking an Industry.
You might notice many dry cleaners have appeared to adjust to the times by offering services that claim to be more environmentally responsible. From a leaf decal in the window, to more expensive “free & clear” wash options, how can you be sure you aren’t being had when they aren’t able to explain what is different about their different process?
The Eco Laundry Company was born from the idea of rethinking an industry that is harmful to the environment and our health, one that is traditionally plagued with toxins, misinformation, and social inequality. We think it is in our customers’ best interest to understand what makes us different, and why that makes us better, this way we can build a community of like-minded voices that feel emboldened to make consumer decisions that are environmentally and socially responsible, something we are honored to share.
The green initiatives of The Eco Laundry Company extend far beyond offering eco-friendly laundry services, they are present in every action we take as a small business with sustainability and our philosophy in mind.
Through the use of high efficiency commercial equipment, our wash and fold service uses substantially less water and energy than industry standard. Our detergents are plant-based, non-toxic, and hypoallergenic, but also free of dyes, formaldehyde, phosphates, dioxane, and other harmful chemicals used in most conventional detergents, healthier for you and exponentially safer for the environment.
Our dry cleaning process is not only better for your clothes, it is entirely chemical-free and without “perc,” safer for the skin, as well as the air, water, and soil. Say goodbye to that noxious “dry cleaning smell!”
Our recyclable and reusable laundry bags replace the non-biodegradable nylon bags all too common in this industry, they stand up and can act as a hamper, and off-duty, our smaller natural cotton canvas totes (Made in the USA, at a fabric waste-free workshop) are perfect for your farmers’ market haul, books, your small 🐶, etc.
Our stores have been thoughtfully designed to represent The Eco Laundry Company ethos, built out with green, innovative materials that promote sustainability by doing less harm to the environment. The stores utilize renewable energy, saving hundreds of thousands of pounds of CO2 from entering the environment.
With the help of our customers and WeForest, we’ve planted over 17,000 trees, nearly 50 football fields of reforestation!
These are just a few of the aspects that set The Eco Laundry Company apart and stand behind our mission to care for the environment as much as we care for your clothes. We know you’ve got options when it comes to laundry, and we’re proud you’ve chosen us, you should be too!
We look forward to caring for your clothes and seeing you soon,
The Eco Laundry Company