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
Sustainable Business Practices – Online Reviews By:Ron Benjamin Sustainability in dry cleaning involves optimizing results for people, the planet and the long term survivability of the business providing the service. Much has been discussed about how GreenEarth provides a maximum solution for the planet overall and the people (employees, customers and neighbors) involved. However, no business can continue to provide a maximized sustainable solution for the planet and people unless it is a
Sustainable Fashion Matters By: Garry Knox Corporate Social Responsibility as a whole has been increasing in importance within the corporate agenda, with particular attention being paid to Sustainability and Ethics. On April 5th, the Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ASBCI) is holding a conference dedicated to sustainability within the Fashion Industry: ‘Doing the right thing? Best practice for sustaining our people, planet and profits’. The keynote speaker
The Dry Cleaning Professionals View By: Joe Blaha Dry cleaning has puzzled consumers for a long time, just starting with this description gets many off on the wrong track. For those whose who do not utilize the services of a dry cleaning facility, they might find their local GreenEarth cleaner has more to offer than they have imagined. A more appropriate description for a dry cleaner might be something like “textile and garment restoration specialists employing sophisticated dry side (sol
Sustainable Labels to Look Out For By: Tara Clark Whether you fell in love with sustainable fashion upon purchasing your first pair of hemp harem pants back in the 90s, or you’ve only recently discovered the wonders of a wardrobe without waste, sustainability is becoming more and more fashionable in and of itself. Thankfully Australia is a country with a thriving fashion industry, and where sustainable fashion is increasing in popularity, getting easier and easier to get your hands on. So
H&M Begin to “Bring It” By: Garry Knox Scandinavian clothing retailer H&M has always had a good reputation for sustainability, particularly for a low priced fast fashion operator. They now follow in the footsteps of other retail and social initiatives, to encourage the consumer to donate ‘Pre-loved’ clothes to either claim a reward or to benefit those in need. Not since the Marks and Spencer ‘Shwapping’ initiative in conjunction with Oxfam, has there
From Waste to Wardrobe – Sustainable Fashion By: Aaron Newport It should be no surprise to anyone at this point that the fashion industry is producing astronomical amounts of waste to be dumped in landfills. Many fault the “fast fashion” trend for the hike in waste and honestly that sentiment is hard to argue against. Of course the “fast fashion” trend never could have been successful without a demand and support form consumers, so manufacturers and consumers alike

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