At Washtub, we passionately believe that being environmentally responsible is a necessity to ensure the growth and sustainability of our company. Guided by our business value of being conscious of people, the planet and prosperity, we are committed to preserving the environment we live and work in by striving to minimise the effect of our processes by utilising best practices and advanced technologies.
In our Eco-Smart work environment, we practice a culture where our employees are environmentally-conscious and have grown to become sustainability warriors in society, leading to a positive impact in the communities in which we do business and safeguarding the environment for future generations.
Washtub is the first industrial laundry in Africa to have embarked on a carbon footprint analysis and we are extremely honoured that our statistics are being used as the benchmark against which the rest of Africa is being measured. It is very important to us that we continue to be as Eco-Smart as possible, and with this goal in mind, we have invested in technologies that enable us to continuously reduce our carbon footprint.
Washtub is very proud to be the first and the only laundry operation in South Africa to receive the prestigious PERA Award for green business.
o Our clients experience the tangible result of promised linen longevity with the knowledge that we do not, and never will, use chemicals which will harm your linen and garment integrity.
o Peace of mind that our clients can proudly align their own green business objectives to the daily delivery of our environmentally responsible operation. Or they are most welcome to promote alignment to Washtub, who is actively environmentally responsible — and acknowledged as such by the receipt of numerous sustainable business awards.
oAt every opportunity, we promote the recycling of paper, materials, plastic and the use of biodegradable products.
oOur bulk detergent containers are made of biodegradable plastic and are continuously recycled.
oWe use coal instead of wood to fire our hard working boilers to continuously reduce waste in fossil fuel usage.
o Implementing a paperless transaction process
that will also reduce hassle and save our clients
time and money.
o Running Go-Green campaigns with our team and sharing anecdotes of the differences our people make in their communities.