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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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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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