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Alternative technologies / Best management practices / Detergents / Dry cleaning / Dry cleaning industry / Garment care / Hazardous substances / Hazardous waste / Perchloroethylene / Petroleum chemicals / Process modification / Wastewater

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Alternative Aqueous Cleaning Systems for Dry Cleaners
Abstract: This fact sheet offers information regarding wet cleaning techniques and benefits.
Source: MN Tap

Garment Care Fact Sheet [PDF]
Abstract: Green Cleaning fact sheet for dry cleaning.
Source: Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

Green Earth Cleaning
Abstract: Information about dry cleaning with an environmentally responsible approach.
Source: Green Earth Cleaning

Have You Considered "Wet" Dry Cleaning? [PDF]
Abstract: A dry cleaner's story of switching from dry cleaning to "wet" cleaning.
Source: Kansas SBEAP

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

Plain English Guide for Perc Cleaners
Abstract: : The Plain English Guide for Perc Dry Cleaners was developed to assist owners and operators of perchloroethylene (perc) dry cleaning facilities in understanding and complying with federal air, hazardous waste, and wastewater regulations. Your state or local government may have additional requirements. EPA regional office air/small business coordinators are listed in Appendix A to help identify your state and local contacts.
Source: EPA

Real World Wetcleaning [PDF]
Abstract: A published study for three well established wetcleaning shops.
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology


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