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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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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

Come Clean With Us [PDF]
Abstract: A NESHAP sets a limit on the amount of a particular solvent or material that may be admitted into the atmosphere by any one source. This document describes methods and devices business can use to meet this limit.
Source: Lincoln-Lancaster Health Dept

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: Background and Overview
Abstract: Contains information about dry cleaning demographic distribution, the functions of dry cleaning businesses, and their role in the U.S. economy.
Source: P2Ric

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

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

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

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

Safety and Health Topics: Dry Cleaning
Abstract: This website contains a list of questions that link to safety and health information relevant to dry cleaning.
Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration


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