Marine Algae Inspire New Designs By: Garry Knox   Often fashion can have an impact on the environment, but now one designer is allowing the environment to affect its fashion output! Oban (in Scotland, U.K.) based Crùbag uses images of healthy and infected algae that have been photographed by...

2016 Green Resolutions By: Aaron Newport Many people make resolutions at the beginning of the New Year to be a better person in one way or another. With most people this day and age being very concerned with the environment for our future generations, a large number...

Sustainability Is Adapting By: Ron Benjamin   Like all things, what is seen depends upon the perspective of the viewer. And of course, the same holds true with regard to the subject of sustainability. And sustainable dry cleaning. From the point of view of the dry cleaning customer, sustainable...

Stormy Weather By: Garry Knox Over the Christmas or holiday period, the news agenda can be full of good news and bad news stories. To the extent that people like me will often make Christmas day a news free day. However, this Christmas in the United Kingdom, it...

Share Some Joy During The Holidays! By: Joe Blaha As the holidays approach there is no better time to help our stores focus on the opportunity to engage with customers in a positive and energetic way. The annual pressure is on and everyone has more to do than...

International Council of Shopping Centers National Conference, New York, NY, Dec 8-9, 2015 By: Tim Maxwell It was my pleasure to attend this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers National Conference at the Javitz Center in New York this past Monday and Tuesday with the GreenEarth team....

How Does Your Storefront Look? By: Aaron Newport With the Holiday season among us and the millions of shoppers who will be out and about passing by your storefront, it is a good time to take notice. In the hustle and bustle of running a business and...

British TV channel takes on fashion and sustainability By: Garry Knox There has been a huge focus in the UK (and probably around the world) about how much food gets wasted by supermarkets and their customers. A recent episode of a BBC UK programme called 'War on Waste'...

By Ron Benjamin Is the term “sustainable dry cleaning” an oxymoron?  We think not based upon all of the following: It’s been said that ideas are the natural born enemy of the way things are.   And of course, given that, it is the consumer who is...

By Garry Knox Another day, another trip around the Johnson Cleaners Technical Centre, in Rugby England. It’s always an eye opener for UK retailers to visit this site and the feedback is always excellent. On this occasion the visitors were Charles Tyrwhitt, Jigsaw, and SGS. Whilst taking in...

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