What is the most sustainable way to wash your clothes? This seems like a simple question. But consider a couple of important factors that bear on the answer. For instance, according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, whose mission is to accelerate the transition to a circular sustainable economy, the washing of clothing containing polyester, nylon, and acrylic fibers results in some half a million tons of plastic microfibers going down the laundry drains of the world each year. This is equivalen
Sustainable Aftercare Business Briefing By: Garry Knox For several years, GreenEarth has been working either directly with retailers or alongside partners, to increase our awareness on the global aftercare stage. The aim being to get them to recommend our unique Sustainable aftercare process, either through care label artwork or via communications to their customers and employees. GreenEarth® has done this by meeting with textile professionals, presenting to their teams or hosting technical vi
The GreenEarth Family By: Joe Blaha This GreenEarth family of likeminded environmentally progressive drycleaners is recognized to be the largest in the world. Not only is GreenEarth without question, the largest truly "green " brand to be offered around the world, it is also the home to an extended  family of progressive industry leaders working together to change the future of dry cleaning. Functioning much as a giant family business, GreenEarth Affiliates have continuously shared their best
GreenEarth & Fashion Week Go Hand-In-Hand By: Aaron Newport It goes without saying New York Fashion Week is one of the biggest weeks of the year in the fashion industry. Fashion designers, models, and admirers alike all gather to check out the hottest new trends and witness the eccentric art that is fashion firsthand. Dry cleaners not excluded—in fact dry cleaners are an essential component that allows this train to keep rollin’. We should own it. How cool is it to see GreenEart
One of New York's Coolest Labels Just Showed at a Local Dry Cleaners See full article and watch video here. Raul Solis, the designer behind the buzzy label LRS, held his fifth show on 24th Street and 2nd Avenue in New York City, at Next Cleaners, a dry cleaning chain. After waiting in the aftermath of a rainstorm among a hoard of kicky pant-wearing downtown kids, everyone shuffled inside, and the space turned into a kind of hipster sauna. Despite the heat, the moisture, and the so-close-you-can
Dress donation program ensures all students can go to prom By: Mary Beth Almond | C&G Newspapers | Published February 12, 2018 OAKLAND COUNTY - Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids, known as ROCKit, is asking local women to give new life to their special dresses for the organization's annual ROCK the Prom dress giveaway. For a third consecutive year, ROCKit is collecting donations of recently worn, floor-length prom dresses, as well as shoes and accessories, for its event - which giv
We’re delighted that you depend on Veribest Cleaners for your clothing care needs. To help us deliver the best results, however, there are things you should do – and should not do – before you bring your soiled garments or linens to Veribest.
OXXO CARE CLEANERS REPORTS STEADY GROWTH AND  LEADS DRY CLEANING INDUSTRY RANKINGS  Hollywood, FL, February 7, 2018- OXXO Care Cleaners®, the environmentally friendly garment cleaning franchise that was first to use Greenearth® solvents while offering 24/7 ATM-style service in a European boutique setting, reported steady growth and impressive rankings in the Franchise and Green categories in 2017.  Specifically, the franchise ranked in Entrepeneur Magazine's Highly Competitive 39th Annu
BLEACHING: Bleaching is a last resort if the stain does not respond to either dry-side or wetside measures. Ordinary 3 percent hydrogen peroxide bleach, available at grocery and drug stores, is the easiest to use. But test the bleach first on an unexposed seam or a sample of the material. Pour some bleach on the sample piece of fabric. Wait five minutes for a reaction. Many white fabrics contain an optical brightener that will turn yellow when bleached. Very bright-colored fabrics may contain optical brightening agents as well; a bleach may cause these colors to become dull.
Dry Cleaners on Social Media? By: Zarah Eads “Why would there be dry cleaners on social media?” Ah, yes. That’s one question I’m a little too familiar with. Well, I’ll start here: 81 percent of Americans had some sort of social media profile in a 2017 gathering (which is a 5 percent jump from 2016). And there are 2.07 billion monthly users on Facebook, alone. BILLION. While all 2.07 billion people won’t be your dry cleaning customer, I think it’s safe

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