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AISHA MALHAS/THE HOYA 
Firefighters responded to a laundry fire in Henle Village on Tuesday evening.

Plastic in Dryer Causes Henle Village Fire

Firefighters responded to a laundry fire in the Henle Village apartment complex Tuesday evening caused by plastic left in a dryer. Henle residents were evacuated around 7:03 p.m., while at least four fire units arrived on the scene. Residents were allowed to return to their apartments by 7:30 p.m. after[Read More…]

by January 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY BENJAMIN VON WONG
A promotional poster for the student startup Fiber Filters, which seeks to keep microplastics out of the world's oceans.

Georgetown Student Startup Addresses Microplastic Pollution

Student-run startup Fiber Filter is promoting its new fiber-catching laundry bag prototype in a promotional video that aims to pressure washing machine companies to take social responsibility for microplastic pollution. Fiber Filter startup founders Lola Bushnell (COL ’18), Carter Cortazzi (COL ’19), and Jaime Farrell (COL ’19) released the video[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY WASH CYCLE
Beginning this year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry provider with access to university housing.

New Laundry Service Upholds Jesuit Values

The university announced early August that it will partner with Wash Cycle, a laundry service committed to social and environmental causes, as its first official laundry provider. Beginning this academic year, Wash Cycle will be the only laundry service authorized by the university to access student housing, preventing other companies,[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Laundry-Monitoring App in the Works

Laundry-Monitoring App in the Works

Students will no longer lug a bag full of laundry across their building only to find that all the machines are taken when the Office of Facilities and the Georgetown University Student Association launch a new mobile application late this fall. LaundryAlert, an online and mobile application used by many[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News