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By: Garry Knox Global testing house SGS has recently published a news article on its website about the performance of Silicone-based dry cleaning versus Perc. SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity....

In the GreenEarth Neighborhood By: Joe Blaha Your local GreenEarth dry cleaner is among the few remaining truly sustainable neighborhood businesses, where people are interacting face -to- face and enjoying a positive personalized experience. Most everyone lives or works nearby and stopping by the cleaners is a regular...

Sartorial Science By: Tara Clark First introduced to the public in 1951, polyester, that magical material that need not be ironed, revolutionised fast fashion. It became the burger and fries of the clothing industry; cheap to produce, cheap to purchase and easy to care for. Production boomed...

Kate Takes a Leaf Out of Canada’s Book By: Garry Knox The official visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (better known as William & Kate) to Canada, has not been without its headlines. From protests to pumps, it certainly has kept the world and its...

Go Green This Fall By: Aaron Newport The leaves are turning and the nights are getting cooler, grab a hoodie and light the fire pit. As we step into fall, there are plenty of daily activities we can be conscience of in order to remain green, even...

A Green NFL By: Ron Benjamin Football season is back! And with it comes the NFL's ongoing commitment to sustainability. Over the past couple of years, the NFL has been greening up their efforts. Primary visibility surrounds their Super Bowl environmental program consisting of four main initiatives: Solid...

Wake up and smell the coffee! By: Garry Knox The coffee culture society has led to the establishment and further growth of the ‘Take away’ coffee, either via small independent coffee houses through to huge national and international chains. This equates to billions of cups a year. At...

Want To Cut Down On Your Energy Bill? By: Aaron Newport Want to cut down on your energy bill? There are countless practices you can adopt to accomplish just that. Let's talk about a few of them here. 1. Uses LED light bulbs. Lighting Accounts for around 15%...

The Rise of the Rent-a-Dress. Does This Spell the Demise of Dry Cleaning? By: Tara Clark I’ll admit from the outset that I don’t buy expensive clothing. Blame it on my I-could-whip-that-up-in-an-hour-on-my-Janome attitude, growing up in a household where everything was home brand or hand-me-down, or my distinct...

Do you have the bottle for these bags? By: Garry Knox GreenEarth blogs have often featured information about how fashionable clothing can be made from recyclable materials or produced in an ethical and sustainable manner. But now outfits can be completed with 100 per cent Eco Friendly bags. The...

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