Don’t Be Green Washed By: Aaron Newport Most people by now are aware of the dangers of traditional dry cleaning methods. A chemical known as “PERC”, still widely used in dry cleaning today, has been classified as a likely carcinogen and is also a ground and air contaminant. This is why we are so passionate about what we do. In response to this classification, many “alternative solvents” have surfaced throughout the last twenty years. Most have not had much success
Achieving Sustainability By: Ron Benjamin The overall goal of achieving sustainability for our planet requires that all systems on the planet are also becoming more sustainable over time. And while there are large-scale world-wide endeavors, such as manufacturing, agriculture and aquaculture, energy generation, technology, and the entire service sector that fall under that global sustainability umbrella, so too must small business do its fair share as well. Optimizing sustainability in the dry
Our Culture Matters By: Joe Blaha It is with pride that GreenEarth Affiliates, their employees and yes, their customers benefit from a culture that thrives on being the best in the industry. GreenEarth is consistently recognized as the leader in healthy environmental stewardship, the developer of the industry’s most sustainable proprietary operating system and the home of the world’s largest branded network of operators who can offer better, yet gentle cleaning outcomes. The pride o
Sustainable Pyjamas Make the Mark By: Garry Knox Clothing Giant Primark has recently announced its first sustainable cotton clothing range, which includes sustainable Pyjamas – it's good to see that this is not an issue that they are sleeping on.…The post Sustainable Pyjamas Make the Mark appeared first on GreenEarth Cleaning.
Green is the New Black By: Tara Clark The goal of the GreenEarth dry cleaner is to provide customers will an exceptional and sustainable service at a fair price. To this end, the GreenEarth system allows operators to deliver an impeccable clean while minimising operating costs, reducing landfill waste and carbon emissions. GreenEarth cleaners recognise that not all their customer’s garments are the same. Some garments are investments which, if cared for properly will stand the test of tim
Sometimes even the most innocent-looking products can bring worry to your relaxation wardrobe. Ward off unnecessary stress with these quick tips.
Hot, sunny days require sunscreen and suntan lotion. While most people use these products to help protect their skin from the sun, others use them to enhance their skin tone. Unfortunately, the components found in most sunscreens and suntan lotions can cause stains to fabrics. Most of these skin care products contain oils to make them moisture-resistant. They may also contain dyes to give them a certain color or to allow the skin to darken. Initially, stains caused by these products may be invisible, but age and/or the heating of cleaning may cause them to become more apparent.
Maximized Sustainability – End To End By: Ron Benjamin In most cases, the measure of sustainability is straightforward and addresses one step in an overall process. For example, in the dry cleaning business, people often consider the solvent in which the garments are washed as a key determination as to whether or not this step is sustainable as it relates to the environmental safety profile of the solvent. However, a holistic view requires considering all of the steps in an end-to-end pro
Veribest Cleaners awarded Best Dry Cleaners 2017 by the discerning readers of San Diego Uptown News.
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

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