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“End the Cycle”: Sustainable Laundry Campaign Goal: Educate residents about how they can adopt sustainable laundry habits.

Method:  Laundry Tips Posters in all campus residence hall and family housing laundry rooms. Static-Cling Stickers on every washing machine to encourage the cold water setting to save energy. ANNUAL METRICS:

Residents

Laundry Rooms

Washing Therm Savings Machines

kWh Savings Lbs CO2 Avoided

$ Savings

Residential Halls

6730

47

168

7,770

1,920

105,500

$7,970

Family Housing TOTAL

2901

28

142

3,700

910

50,250

$3,790

9631

75

310

11,470

2830

155,750

$11,760

Achievements: Expansion to Cal Greek Community: Laundry Tips posters in 18 sorority & fraternity houses, 210 pre-implementation surveys, presentations at multiple meetings. Outreach to Campus Housing Residents: 125 preimplementation surveys for unit residents, bilingual online surveys for family housing.

By: Kimberly Lam, klam789@gmail.com Green Campus Program: greencampus.berkeley.edu

CACS 8th Annual Sustainability Summit 2011


End the Cycle Sustainable Laundry Campaign (1) - 2010 TGIF Project