43. Oxwash

Oxwash is doing its part to lessen the environmental impact of laundry and dry cleaning

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Founders: Kyle Grant
Founded: 2018
Website: oxwash.com

After running a laundry service for his fellow college students, Dr Kyle Grant decided that the simple act of keeping your clothes clean should not be as stressful as he was finding it. He then founded Oxwash, a service which would allow people to pay for their laundry to be taken away, washed or dry cleaned, and returned.

Laundry can traditionally use a lot of water for just one load, so in the interest of sustainability, Oxwash has put a lot of time and effort into a water reclamation system.

Laundry can traditionally use a lot of water for just one load, so in the interest of sustainability, Oxwash has put a lot of time and effort into a water reclamation system.

Coupled with their biodegradable detergent and microfibre capturing technology, this means that Oxwash is leading the way in green laundry.

All of this allows their laundry efforts to be far more sustainable than conventional laundry.

Oxwash looks to fix some of the damage done by the fashion and laundry industries.

While Oxwash was founded in Oxford (hence the name), the business has since expanded to both London and Cambridge, with sights set on international expansion.

With this expansion and an “obsession with sustainability,” Oxwash looks to fix some of the damage done by the fashion and laundry industries.

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