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Philadelphia, PA | washcyclelaundry.com

Wash Cycle Laundry is a triple-bottom line company serving the mission critical
needs of the individuals, businesses, and institutions in our cities. Wash Cycle Laundry offers affordableand environmentally-friendly laundry, linen rental, and dry-cleaning delivery services to homes and businesses in Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, DC. The company focuses on hiring individuals from vulnerable employment backgrounds as part of its triple bottom line mission.

Impact:

  • Workforce Development: Wash Cycle Laundry is a committed "second chance" employer.

  • They are committed to hiring “high barrier” employees that meet one of the following criteria:
    1. "Returning citizens" or those who are formerly incarcerated
    2. Currently or formerly homeless
    3. Participating in a substance abuse recovery program
    4. Former TANF recipients

  • Second chance hiring is always performed in conjunction with nonprofit organizations that provide holistic support to job seekers and address barriers to keeping employment. Wash Cycle pays the living wage. Full time employees are eligible for a complete benefit program.

  • Environmental Impact: The company is an early adopter of Xeros wash technology. This technology
    reduces water usage by 85% and hot water usage by 90%. The company’s Philadelphia and Boston
    plants will save 20 million gallons of water per year at capacity.