Green Heating Sees Red By: Garry Knox The right kind of heating today is a global issue with many impacts. Not just in terms of its efficiency from an environmental point of view but as prices rise, a cost perspective too. Lots of new ways to provide energy have been seen in the last decade from solar panels to wind farms, but how can homes and businesses get the best use of that energy, when heating comes into play? Born out of Yorkshire, England but set to be a global phenomenon, FunkyHeat pr
The GreenEarth Platform of Responsible Sustainability By Joe Blaha The advantages of a chemical solvent over water based methods of cleaning textiles were discovered in the 1800’s when the realization that stains that would not come out in water would come out in turpentine.  Dry cleaning (cleaning without water ) was born and from there continued to evolve. It is hard to imagine how that this early process was performed pleasantly or safely, as turpentine is extremely flammable, has
It’s Classic Cleaners again Out of the business for the past eight years but with more than 20 years of experience in dry cleaning, Janice C. Gray relaunched Classic Cleaners on Northside Drive East near Walgreens in March. “It’s been really interesting. I’ve had some of my old customers come back,” she said. “This one gentleman came around one morning and I stepped out the door and he asked, ‘Are you back here?’ I said ‘I am,’ and he s
Sustainable Living – More Than Just Recycling By: Aaron Newport Sustainable living consists of more than just recycling and it is a warm feeling to see so many businesses in nearly every industry taking positive strides toward a sustainable planet …The post Sustainable Living – More Than Just Recycling appeared first on GreenEarth Cleaning.
Global Names Sign Up To Circular Fashion System By: Garry Knox Global brands including H&M, Adidas and Marks & Spencer have signed up to a The Call to Action for a Circular Fashion System at the recent Copenhagen Fashion Summit presented by Global Fashion Agenda, the summit organisers. Earlier in the week, ahead of the Summit, Global Fashion Agenda, in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group, published an in-depth assessment of the fashion industry’s environmental
Summer sustainability! In dry cleaning? By: Ron Benjamin What’s the best way to take care of your summer wardrobe while at the same time taking care of the planet? And to enjoy extra time this summer? In the minds of many consumers who care about doing the right thing for their linen, silk, cotton, poly, and other summer clothes, washing by hand or in a delicate washing machine cycle makes the most sense. And yet, studies have shown that cleaning and pressing using the GreenEarth process
Clean Without Compromise By: Joe Blaha GreenEarth Cleaning is a true pioneer in enabling the dry cleaning industry to move away from the stigma, costs and health concerns which have resulted from its previous history of having to rely on solvents from the petrochemical family. For over twenty years, the industry has responded by moving away from the widely adopted petrochemical “perc “ . This shift has been driven in large measure due to the financial concerns of expanded regulation
Sustainable Fashion – Shopping Small Has Green Advantages The path to a more sustainable fashion industry is forked; what the consumer can do in making more conscious purchasing decisions must converge with an industry that is determined to make these decisions easier and more readily available. No matter what we’re told, by and large the fashion industry is not ahead of the curve when it comes to sustainability. The fashion industry is still the world’s second largest pollute
Caring For Clothes – The International Guide By: Garry Knox The back story of this Technical Handbook goes back about over 10 years. The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI) has published a couple editions and has …The post Caring For Clothes – The International Guide appeared first on GreenEarth Cleaning.
“Green living” has been growing in popularity for decades, and we have every reason to believe it will continue to do so. It can be tough living an eco-friendly lifestyle for reasons such as the perception it costs more to do so, the concern that it’s inconvenient, or it’s simply forgotten. If you can relate, then Earth Hour is your chance to help make a difference! Earth Hour is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature and takes place all over the world. This Saturday

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