14 Mar Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaning: What Exactly is It?
Along with the evolution of technology, our understanding of human impact on the climate has also evolved. With this newfound knowledge, many industries have switched gears towards a more green friendly environment. Unsurprisingly, that includes the dry cleaning industry as well. Dry cleaning services have been around since the 1800’s, and the above mentioned evolutions have brought innovative solutions to the industry. Today, professional laundry and dry cleaning services continue to improve in order to maintain a high level of quality for their customers while reducing the impact on our planet. So what exactly is Eco-Friendly dry cleaning and why does it matter? We’re glad you asked!
Environmentally Friendly Dry Cleaning
The truth of the matter is that traditional dry cleaning methods are dangerous. Not long ago, it was common practice to use gasoline and kerosene to clean fabrics. Fast forward a bit and the new go-to chemical is PERC. PERC is short for Perchloroethylene, which wreaks absolute havoc on the environment. In addition, it’s a deadly chemical that causes illness and potentially cancer.
The good news is, environmentally friendly dry cleaning has made strides in the last 15 years. Jack’s Cleaners is proud to say that we were one of the first dry cleaners to offer organic dry cleaning services in the Pasadena, CA area. With the introduction of SYSTEMK4, Jack’s Cleaners is able to provide our customers with high-quality Eco-Friendly dry cleaning services. SYSTEMK4 is a safe, effective, and green conscious cleaner that is gentle on fabrics and on the skin.
Recycling Saves Our Planet
In addition to our organic dry cleaning services, Jack’s Cleaners prides itself on being an Eco dry cleaners in other aspects as well. For example, all of our hangers and garment bags are 100% reusable and recyclable. Our commitment since 1977 has always been to give our customers the best experience possible, and focusing more on Eco-Friendly dry cleaning practices goes hand-in-hand with that.