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Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Operations
Regulatory Review
Reasons to Change
P2 Opportunities
Where To Go for P2 Help
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Keywords:
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 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
URL: http://www.dnrec.state.de.us/deldrycl.htm

A Simple Guide to Air Quality Rules For Perc Dry Cleaners
Abstract: Designed to clarify dry cleaner air quality rules.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/dryperc/percguid.html

Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment: Professional Fabricare Process [PDF]
Abstract: Explains Design for the Environment Garment and Textile Care Industry
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/garment/ctsa/fabricare.pdf

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/atw/dryperc/dryclean.pdf

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
URL: http://www.ifi.org/

Evaluation and Demonstration of Wet Cleaning Alternatives to Perchroroethylene-based Garment Care (Final Report)
Abstract: Describes benefit of new wet-cleaning technology.
Source: EPA
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncer_abstracts//fuseaction/dis
play.abstractDetail/abstract/945

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
URL: http://www.nmenv.state.nm.us/P2_Web/Dry_Cleaning_Packet.pdf

P2 for Dry Cleaners [PDF]
Abstract: MI DEQ & RETAP Pollution Prevention Training Manual
Source: MI DEQ
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ess-retap-ppt_P2-Dr
yCleaning.pdf

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/resources/publications/assista
nce/sectors/notebooks/dryclng.pdf

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/osw/inforesources/pubs/infocus/dryclean.p
df

 


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