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Customer Profile: Compost Collective

Compost Collective is a small business laundry customer of The Green Van Laundry Service. They are a really innovative service, based in Brookside, and serving many metro neighborhoods in Kansas and Missouri. Their goal:  keep food waste out of the landfill and make it easy for you. Here’s how it works:  you sign up for a […]

June 13, 2019 in , ,

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Detergent booster for laundry -all natural Borax

In our laundry processes, commercial and residential, we use a detergent booster to help get stains and smells out of the linens and laundry.  It’s Borax.  Maybe you’ve seen it at the store.  It does just what it advertises on the back of the box: enhances cleaning power of laundry detergent natural alternative to color […]

June 1, 2019 in , , ,

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Laundry service for small businesses

If your business needs a laundry service, we just might be right for you! We are different from the big linen services in the following ways: You do not need to sign a contract with us. We are confident that you’ll love our service and will continue to use it. You own your linens, towels, […]

May 16, 2019 in

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Small powers. . .

An immense effect may be produced by small powers wisely and steadily directed. -Noah Webster. Every week, I send a reminder email to our dry cleaning and laundry route customers.  In the e-mail, I remind them of their pick-up day, and I also include a quote of the week.  This was the most recent quote […]

March 24, 2018 in

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Managing inventory (don’t do this)

If you are a business owner or if you manage any aspect of a business, one of your tasks is to manage your inventory.  This process can be overwhelming when you consider all of the items you need to have on hand in order to be operational.  Some systems, small investments, and common sense will help. […]

January 24, 2018 in

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So, you don’t want to send us your underwear. . . .

“I don’t want someone else to wash my underwear!”  Do you really think that’s a good enough reason to spend 8-10 hours a week fighting through your laundry piles? Here’s how the problem is solved:   send us only the laundry that you want us to clean.  Do the rest of it yourself.  Everybody wins. […]

July 19, 2017 in

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What do your clothes tell the world?

What you wear makes a difference!  Look at pictures of Americans from 100 years ago.  You will see decorum and dignity, from the most humble laborer to the most opulent business tycoon.  Now look at the folks around you:  jeans, t-shirts, “active wear”, hoodies, and yoga pants.  Nothing wrong with these, I guess.  But what […]

April 24, 2017 in

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Customers are the reason we are in business

In Mark Cuban’s book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, he says, “I personally think that the only way you can connect with your customers is to put yourself in their shoes.” That’s one of the advantages of owning and working in a small business.  You are never far removed from your customers, […]

April 13, 2017 in

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Our team CARES!

When we hire new team members, we ask them about their CARES: Communication:  is he able to communicate effectively with others? Accuracy:  does he have a history of working accurately? Reliability:  does she have a track record of reliability?  Does she show up to work on time? Efficiency:  can she work quickly and get tasks […]

March 28, 2017 in

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Job search tips

At The Green Van, we need to have reliable route drivers and team members to serve our customers.  I have hired many folks over the years, mostly college-age and people in their early 20’s.  This means that I have interviewed many, many people over the years as well.  I would like to offer several basic […]

March 4, 2017 in

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