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Environmental scientists define sustainability as “the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.” And, of course, there are times when we can all see obvious objects or events that are harmful to the environment. Recently...

Much has been discussed and documented during recent years about microbeads, microfibres and microplastics – be they in cosmetics, fashion or indeed drinking water. Well, now a recent study has reported that plastic tea bags are shedding billions of shards of microplastics into their water....

The 2019 GreenEarth Workshop in Kansas City, Missouri was an excellent demonstration of some of the best-in-class dry cleaners from around the country coming together to share their knowledge and learn from one another. No shortage of fun was had both Friday and Saturday night, but...

The inaugural Daily Telegraph Responsible Fashion Forum took place on June 18th 2019. It attracted many brands, many suppliers and a great array of speakers. The conversations taking place could be summed up in three words, "Forward Thinking Fashion." The purpose of GreenEarth attending, was to...

AATCC has won yet another Tabbie award for an in-depth feature article, published in the January/February 2018 issue of AATCC Review, written by feature writer Craig Crawford. Crawford chairs and presents at numerous fashion and retail tech events, where he connects global industry leaders and technology...

Up until last month, I’d spent close to two years at GreenEarth learning about the Clean Show and how it’s an opportunity to both meet fresh faces in the industry as well as reconnect with our Network. After all, in our founding year of 1999,...

The Plastic Soup Foundation has been at the center of efforts to stop the plastic pollution of our oceans. Efforts to remove macro-plastic waste have begun and are highly visible. However, millions of microplastic fibers are released into the world's wastewater treatment systems when garments containing...

With less than three weeks under my belt as part of the GreenEarth Team, I stepped foot onto the Clean Show floor for the first time bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. And man, I have to be honest, I was blown away. Let’s just say, that is...

When I graduated in the 1990s, I never thought I’d have been working in the dry cleaning industry for nearly 15 years. And those years have been really interesting, full of so many journeys, both literally and figuratively. My GreenEarth journey started with Johnson Cleaners, the...

“Take care of the animals and the land, and they will take care of you” was a phrase I heard a lot from my grandfather while growing up on his farm. I remember him putting his animals and the land before himself all the time....

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