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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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Donors recognized for investment in entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 17:07

HAYS, Kan. — A $3.5 million donation from the foundation of a northwest Kansas philanthropist made possible the construction of the Dane G. Hansen Scholarship Hall at Fort Hays State University.

Gifts and contributions from many other individuals will help …

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NEW YORK STATE TO INVESTIGATE EXPLOITATION OF DRY CLEANING WORKERS

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:36
NEW YORK STATE TO INVESTIGATE EXPLOITATION OF DRY CLEANING WORKERS

New York state is launching an investigation into the working conditions of employees in the dry cleaning industry.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the effort will include study of chemicals commonly …

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GreenEarth – A Remarkable Solution – Truly Different

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 15:56

GreenEarth – A Remarkable Solution – Truly Different

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By: Joe Blaha

Many positive things over the years have been recognized about GreenEarth Cleaning by customers, regulators, clothing manufacturers, employees and landlords.

The short list would include:

GreenEarth is the world’s …

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Invest In Sustainability

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:27

Invest In Sustainability

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By: Ron Benjamin

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the word sustainable is defined as:

  • able to be used without being completely used up or destroyed
  • involving methods that do not completely use up or destroy natural

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How do EU feel about sustainability now?

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 11:45

How do EU feel about sustainability now?

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By: Garry Knox

The EU Referendum in the United Kingdom has seen many allegiances that would never have been considered before and has also caused divisions; even turning lifelong friendships frosty.

As a …

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Here’s to a Green Automotive Industry

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 14:37

Here’s to a Green Automotive Industry

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By: Michael Means

What is “going green?” I am sure that some of us have heard this saying before. “Going green” is pursuing environmentally friendly practices that can help benefit our lifestyle, and the …

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Making Your Services Easier to Buy – Part Two

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 10:31

Making Your Services Easier to Buy: Part 2

By: Tara Clark

I’ve already told you of my woes trying to buy fabric and the business that missed out on a shoe-in sale because they were making too difficult for their …

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Hallak Cleaners Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Wed, 06/15/2016 - 11:14
Half-century of friendships embrace family business, president says

Hallak Cleaners, which opened in 1966, hosted an open house here recently to celebrate its 50th anniversary in the drycleaning business, highlighted by sweet treats, prizes and 50 years of …

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Having the bottle to wear Green Fashion

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 17:06

Having the bottle to wear Green Fashion.

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By: Garry Knox

The Met Gala is one of New York society’s events of the year. The guest list is a real ‘Who’s who’ in the world of film, music and creativity; most …

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Beautiful Moments of Kindness

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:32

MW Cleaners does it again, inspiring us all with another moment of kindness. Below is a story from American Drycleaner…

Beautiful Moments of Kindness MW Cleaners and Giving Gown partner for ‘Boutique Days,’ play host to 1,100 young ladies

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Snedicor’s: 100 years and counting

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 10:27

Snedicor’s: 100 years and counting

Oh, how the times have changed in the dry cleaning business over the years.

A century ago, working in a dry cleaners business was tantamount to toiling in a bomb factory.

Drop a cupful of …

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Selling Your Services by Making Them Easier to Buy

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 17:15

Selling Your Services by Making Them Easier to Buy: Part 1

By: Tara Clark

I went into a shop recently to buy some fabric. I hadn’t been to this particular shop in a while and since my last visit it …

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Inside the Fort McMurray evacuation

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 13:58

Inside the Fort McMurray evacuation: Church group recounts exodus from wildfire flames.

The gang at EnviroClean Drycleaners in downtown Fort McMurray sticks together.

Not only do they run the dry-cleaning business, they provide the music ministry at 11:30 Mass every …

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Fast Fashion: Sustainability Works Both Ways

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 17:05

Fast Fashion: Sustainability Works Both Ways

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By: Ron Benjamin

As a GreenEarth dry cleaner, it is our goal to provide you, our customer, with the best quality dry cleaning at a fair price.  We work to do that every day …

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Will we always have Paris?

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:38

Will we always have Paris?

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By: Garry Knox

A giant step has been made by the signing of the Paris agreement.  On Earth Day (22nd April) 171 national signed the agreement at the UN in New York; a record number …

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Earth Day Celebrating Its 46th Anniversary

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:02

Earth Day Celebrating Its 46th Anniversary

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By Joe Blaha

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970 attributed to the efforts of US Senator Gaylord Nelson.

Earth Day originated in the US but became recognized worldwide by …

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Helping to Sustain our Customers

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 16:57

Helping to Sustain our Customers

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By Ron Benjamin

We in the dry cleaning industry think about sustainability as it relates to the way our businesses impact people, the planet and our companies’ profits. And of course, as we have discussed …

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Jeeves of Belgravia opens its first outlet in country

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 16:47

Jeeves of Belgravia opens its first outlet in country

Jeeves of Belgravia, the London-based garment care company offering dry cleaning and laundry services, has opened its first outlet in the country at The Pearl-Qatar.

Fardan Fahad Hussain Alfardan, general manager, …

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