Evergreen Cooperative Laundry to manage second plant

Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperative Laundry will triple its workforce after taking over management of the Cleveland Clinic’s laundry facility.

The new plant will brings more than 100 new employees into the company, alongside the 50 workers at its original laundry in Glenville.

Local authorities welcomed the collaboration between the co-op and Cleveland Clinic, which is based on a model developed by the Democracy Collaborative. Known as the Cleveland model, the approach focuses on getting local anchor institutions such as hospitals, universities, local councils or schools to change their procurement policies to work with co-ops.

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