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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 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

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

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

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


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