While 80% of the nations’ dry cleaners still use the toxic solvent perchloroethylene- there are a handful of cleaners across the country that use alternative methods, including “wet-cleaning”, as well as dry cleaning with different solvents.
Most experts say wet cleaning is definitely the safest option, with the CO2 method as another great option. Not sure how your launder stacks up? Check out these resources to find a healthier alternative near you..
The best choice? Don’t buy dry-clean-only garments! Saves you the chemicals and the inconvenience!
CO2 cleaners can be found at findco2.com
Wet cleaners at professionalwetcleaning.com.
Green Earth at greenearthcleaning.com.