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Double Take at a Care Label Mistake

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 09:59

Double Take at a Care Label Mistake

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By Garry Knox

Here at GreenEarth we like to rely on our credentials and let the results of our form of sustainable aftercare speak for themselves; we’ve always relied on the consumer to …

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Water By Bowling

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 12:34

Water By Bowling

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By: Aaron Newport

An unacceptable reality cripples millions of people all over the world. A reality that the vast majority of us cannot even comprehend, nonetheless relate. Lacking access to a basic life necessity, safe water and …

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Racked Does a Story On a GreenEarth Affiliate

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:52

There’s only one mess John Mahdessian, the owner of New York’s swankiest specialty dry cleaning concern, Madame Paulette, won’t touch. “That [Real Housewives] reunion is so dirty that even me, the cleaner to the stars, couldn’t clean that …

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What does a Super Moon have to do with sustainability dry cleaning?

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 16:52

What does a Super Moon have to do with sustainability dry cleaning?

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By: Ron Benjamin

What does a Super Moon have to do with sustainability dry cleaning? For recently many of us had the opportunity to witness a rare Super …

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GreenEarth Affiliates Recognized For Sustainability

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 12:25

Check out the latest issue of Fabricare Magazine featuring GreenEarth Affiliates, Steamer Cleaners on the cover, as well as recognizing them for the sustainability efforts! Congrats guys!…

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A “Yes” from SGS

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 14:46

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By: Garry Knox

Global testing house SGS has recently published a news article on its website about the performance of Silicone-based dry cleaning versus Perc.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and are recognized as …

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In the GreenEarth Neighborhood

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 16:41

In the GreenEarth Neighborhood

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By: Joe Blaha

Your local GreenEarth dry cleaner is among the few remaining truly sustainable neighborhood businesses, where people are interacting face -to- face and enjoying a positive personalized experience.

Most everyone lives or works nearby …

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Sartorial Science

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 11:16

Sartorial Science

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By: Tara Clark

First introduced to the public in 1951, polyester, that magical material that need not be ironed, revolutionised fast fashion. It became the burger and fries of the clothing industry; cheap to produce, cheap to purchase …

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Dry Cleaning: SGS Compares GreenEarth and Perc

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 14:57
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 …

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Kate Takes a Leaf Out of Canada’s Book

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 16:43

Kate Takes a Leaf Out of Canada’s Book

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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 …

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Go Green This Fall

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:30

Go Green This Fall

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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 …

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Fashion Cleaners Earns Eco-Friendly Honors

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 16:51
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

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Restoring fire-torn lives piece by piece

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 15:17
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 …

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A Green NFL

Wed, 09/14/2016 - 15:30

A Green NFL

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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 …

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Dry Cleaner Of The Year Award

Tue, 09/13/2016 - 11:56

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 …

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Wake up and smell the coffee!

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 17:04

Wake up and smell the coffee!

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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 …

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Want To Cut Down On Your Energy Bill?

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:25

Want To Cut Down On Your Energy Bill?

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By: Aaron Newport

Want to cut down on your energy bill? There are countless practices you can adopt to accomplish just that. Let’s talk about a few of them here.

1. Uses …

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“Cautiously Strong” Is The Fabricare Industry

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 14:50

“Cautiously Strong” Is The Fabricare Industry

Business remains strong in the North American markets, particularly for the vended, on-premise laundry, and high-end dry cleaning sectors, reports Kathleen Armstrong…

With regard to dry cleaning, businesses catering to the higher end customers …

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The Rise of the Rent-a-Dress.

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 16:25

The Rise of the Rent-a-Dress.

Does This Spell the Demise of Dry Cleaning?

By: Tara Clark

I’ll admit from the outset that I don’t buy expensive clothing. Blame it on my I-could-whip-that-up-in-an-hour-on-my-Janome attitude, growing up in a household where everything …

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Do you have the bottle for these bags?

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 16:18

Do you have the bottle for these bags?

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By: Garry Knox

GreenEarth blogs have often featured information about how fashionable clothing can be made from recyclable materials or produced in an ethical and sustainable manner.

But now outfits can be …

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