Laundry Research Paper

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Laundry does not seem like a big issue until you are not able to wash clothes in a timely manner. In the Olive residence hall, all residences share a laundry room on the ground floor. With around 15 washers and 25 dryers to share between 429 students, there are bound to be some problems. Given that all of the machines are working, this provides a very limited amount of time and space for everyone to properly clean their clothes. My experience has included people moving my clothes with out my knowledge or permission and having clothes thrown on to tables with out care. This is a problem for many students and it could be easily avoided. A solution could be to get more washers and dyers or possibly having sets of machines on each floor.
For every one washer, there are 29 students. For every one dryer, there are 17 students. This lack of machines causes a significant problem for people trying to wash clothes. No one has yet to address this problem but it should be because it is stressful to students if they
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Possibly having machines available on each floor would be ideal. This would reduce the stress that comes with doing laundry in the dorms. If implemented, the laundry room would no longer be a mess from people moving others clothes and putting them out on a table. It would greatly benefit the students because machines would be more accessible. Students would no longer have to wait to wash clothes. Although the solution would be costly, there are options for raising money or earning it back. According to Gowan, “when the dorms first opened, students paid for each load of clothes they washed” (Gowan). This year all laundry is free, but if we got new washers and dryers, paying for laundry could be an option again. Another option is for a small increase to be added to residence hall fees if new machines were installed because it would be worth paying for in the long

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