Project Laundry List and a range of other organisations have been campaigning against legislation which has outlawed line-drying of clothing in public places, especially given the increased greenhouse gas emissions produced by clothes dryers.
The documentary reveals how people are campaigning against outdoor clothes drying and how society has created new laws prohibiting drying clothes on a washing line. The film explores how countless communities are fighting for their right to dry naturally signifying that our future is hanging on the line.
If your community has an outdoor clothesline ban, you can take action and make a change. Download the example RIGHT TO DRY Bill here and send it to your local government and click here to get more involved!
Project Laundry List leads the air-drying and cold-water washing revolution in America. The organisation provides an online source for information about simple, effective ways to save energy and money through environmental laundry practices. Project Laundry List was founded in 1995 when Dr. Helen Caldicott gave a speech at a Middlebury College symposium in which she said, “If we all did things like hang out our clothes, we could shut down the nuclear industry”
PLL Founder and current Executive Director Alexander Lee took this concept grew it into a stand-alone, non-profit organisation. They are the driving force of the “Right to Dry” movement with lots of fun programs intended to engage regular Americans in the fun, effective, and engaging work of saving money and money while reducing pollution.