Hi everyone, Wash Cycle Laundry recently turned 7 years old! We’re excited to reach this milestone, and excited about all the progress we’ve made. At the same time, growing up and moving from adolescence into adulthood as a business has made us do a lot of thinking about who we really want to be whe...
November 03, 2017 5:14 PM

A few months ago, we began an experiment to see if we could.  Previously, we paid our commercial delivery cyclists as one normally does -- using an hourly rate.  We felt pretty good about our wages -- they ranged from $10.10 to over $15 / hour (for work on government contracts) -- but we w...

August 20, 2015 7:39 AM
Since our founding, Wash Cycle Laundry has focused on our triple bottom line mission: People, Planet, and Profit. By working with us as your laundry and linen service, you are directly helping the people that make up our team. We wanted to share with you some recent changes we've made...
July 24, 2015 7:39 AM
Back in 2012, around Wash Cycle Laundry's second birthday, I received the phone call that I was hoping never to receive: one of our cyclists heading eastbound on the Spruce Street bike lane in West Philadelphia was hit in broad daylight by an absent-minded right-turning vehicle at 38th Street.  ...
July 23, 2015 7:39 AM

In a previous blog post, I wrote about how the decision between whether a social enterprise should be structured as a for-profit or a non-profit is becoming less relevant since the lines are blurring between the two.  One of the big reasons why the lines are blurring is because the types o...

May 28, 2015 7:39 AM