- Created on Sunday, 03 December 2006 03:02
- Written by Rich Fitzmorris
Question: What is the average percent of rewash in a commercial laundry?
Answer: A commercial laundry in defined as a business that washes textiles for a profit. That being said; the mix of textile categories can make a difference in the overall stain rewash percentage of the laundry. If you were to break down certain classifications/industries you should be able to determine what the average should be for a commercial laundry. In general the following are good average numbers:
Hospital Healthcare 2-4%
Nursing Homecare 3-4%
Food & Beverage 4-7%
Industrial Garments 3-5%
Personal Clothing >1%
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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.