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Storm in a teacup?

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

2019 GreenEarth Workshop

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

Forward Thinking Fashion

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

Bright Eyes On Clean 2019

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

Keeping Plastic Out Of Our Oceans

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

20 Years of Building A Brand

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.

20 Years of Doing the RIGHT Thing

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

20 Years of Caring For The Land

“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