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Portland 1st To Charge Fee on Plastic Dry Cleaner Bags

Portland, Maine, March 19, 2014 (PBBR) – The City of Portland, Maine is considering regulating plastic bags. The proposed ordinance would also regulate paper bags and dry cleaning bags. The ordinance will be the first in the U.S. that affects plastic dry cleaning bags. Portland’s ordinance, if passed into law,…

Green Your Dry Cleaning – Reduce Plastic Waste

Dry Cleaning Bags are Single-Use Plastic Bags, Too According to news reports, dry cleaning generates 300 million pounds of plastic waste each year. Plastic waste that pollutes our oceans, rivers and lands. When you use the dry cleaners to clean and press your clothes, typically, your clean clothes are returned…

Dry Cleaning Giant Announces Plan To Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste

Partnership Will Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste Martinizing Dry Cleaners, America’s largest dry cleaning franchise with over 240 stores, has a new ‘green’ initiative: reducing their single-use plastic dry cleaning bags. To achieve this initiative, Martinizing has entered into a partnership with The Green Garmento™, a reusable dry cleaning bag company.…