Dry Cleaning: SGS Compares GreenEarth and Perc. (full article here) Besides environmental considerations, the ability to effectively clean clothes is an important factor to consider when using solvent alternatives. The solvent should not cause the fabric or garment to unnecessarily fade, bleed colour, change in dimensions (shrinkage), weaken or damage trims and still be effective at cleaning and removing stains. To examine silicone-based dry cleaning as an effective alternative for replacing &ld
Kate Takes a Leaf Out of Canada’s Book By: Garry Knox The official visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (better known as William & Kate) to Canada, has not been without its headlines. From protests to pumps, it certainly has kept the world and its media talking. The new dynamic of the ‘cute’ factor, bringing the Children along (the couple’s first official visit with both children) has been a big focus and certainly grabbed some initial headlines. However, the l
Go Green This Fall By: Aaron Newport The leaves are turning and the nights are getting cooler, grab a hoodie and light the fire pit. As we step into fall, there are plenty of daily activities we can be conscience of in order to remain green, even as the leaves out side do not. Every little bit counts so keep these five behaviors in mind as you enjoy the fall weather over the next couple of months. Turn your thermostat down. The perfect temperature for your heating system to work most efficientl
Fashion Cleaners Earns Eco-Friendly Honors Receives Top Worldwide Sustainability Award at CINET Global Best Practices event OMAHA, Neb. — Fashion Cleaners received the Top Worldwide Sustainability Award at the 2016 Global Best Practices Awards program earlier this summer, the dry cleaner reports. The award was presented by CINET, International Committee of Textile Care, the global textile industry organization representing professional textile care businesses, during Texcare International
GreenEarth Affiliate Enviroclean out of Ft. McMurray, Alberta, CA is in the news again. This time for the work they are doing to piece their community back together. It was the largest wildfire evacuation in Albertan history. When the Horse River Fire swept through the town of Fort McMurray in May, about 80,000 residents left the city right before flames destroyed approximately 2,400 homes and buildings. Many Canadians couldn’t return for a month; others will still have to wait many more
A Green NFL By: Ron Benjamin Football season is back! And with it comes the NFL’s ongoing commitment to sustainability. Over the past couple of years, the NFL has been greening up their efforts. Primary visibility surrounds their Super Bowl environmental program consisting of four main initiatives: Solid waste management/recycling The specific goal of this initiative is to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfills. Prepared food recovery All extra prepared food from Super Bowl ev
Congratulations to GreenEarth Co-Founder Jim Douglas for winning California Cleaners Association’s Dry Cleaner Of The Year Award! He began his dry cleaning career in California in 1969. He was co-owner and served as president of his company from 1988 to 1998. At the time it was the largest drycleaning plant in the United States, serving as many as 115 locations from a single plant. He was using Stoddard solvent back then and knew of its demise, so he worked with other solvents coming into
Wake up and smell the coffee! By: Garry Knox The coffee culture society has led to the establishment and further growth of the ‘Take away' coffee, either via small independent coffee houses through to huge national and international chains. This … The post Wake up and smell the coffee! appeared first on GreenEarth Cleaning.
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