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A Pollution Prevention Guide for the Dry Cleaning Industry: Three R's For the 90's Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Abstract: Information on reducing waste in the dry cleaning process.
Source: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

A Simple Guide to Air Quality Rules For Perc Dry Cleaners
Abstract: Designed to clarify dry cleaner air quality rules.
Source: EPA

Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment: Professional Fabricare Process [PDF]
Abstract: Explains Design for the Environment Garment and Textile Care Industry
Source: EPA

Dry Cleaner Reference Manual: Complying with Washington State and Federal Environmental Regulations [PDF]
Abstract: Helping dry cleaners comply with state and national environmental regulations.
Source: Washington State Department of Ecology

Dry Cleaning & Laundry Institute International
Abstract: The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) has been the premier international trade association for garment care professionals since 1883.
Source: Dry Cleaning & Laundry Institute International

Evaluation and Demonstration of Wet Cleaning Alternatives to Perchroroethylene-based Garment Care (Final Report)
Abstract: Describes benefit of new wet-cleaning technology.
Source: EPA

Green Zia Environmental Excellence Program: Dry Cleaning [PDF]
Abstract: Guidance materials for improved environmental performance and pollution prevention in your dry cleaning business.
Source: New Mexico Environment Departemnt

P2 for Dry Cleaners [PDF]
Abstract: MI DEQ & RETAP Pollution Prevention Training Manual
Source: MI DEQ

Profile of the Dry Cleaning Industry [PDF]
Abstract: EPA's Office of Compliance sector notebook project developed this Report, which is a profile of the dry cleaning industry.
Source: EPA

RCRA in Focus: Dry Cleaning [PDF]
Abstract: An overview of basic federal regulations covering wastes that are likely to be hazardous in the dry cleaning business.
Source: EPA


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