Dry Cleaners Reno NV

What to do with those designer duds? Seek out local establishments that offer less toxic (and better'smelling) solutions, such as liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) pumped through a high-pressure washer; hydrocarbon, a relatively mild petroleum distillate; new silicone-based cleaners (greenearthcleaning.com); and high'tech, computer-controlled wet washing.

Duds'n Suds
(775) 786-7837
2900 Clear Acre Ln # O
Reno, NV
 
Alsco Inc
(775) 636-6853
2535 East 5th Street
Reno, NV
 
Save On Cleaners
(775) 322-8885
1155 W. 4th St. Suite #115
Reno, NV
 
Duds N Suds
(775) 825-8850
5890 S Virginia St # 4C
Reno, NV
 
Travel Centers Of America
(775) 359-0550
200 North McCarran Boulevard
Sparks, NV
 
Launderland Wash & Dry
(775) 624-8901
1265 W. 7th
Reno, NV
 
Viewcrest Cleaners & Laundry
(775) 747-5861
3623 Kings Row
Reno, NV
 
Romantic Sensations
(775) 322-1884
1065 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV
 
Pristine Cleaners
(775) 786-1631
1080 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV
 
Smithridge Dry Cleaners
(775) 825-6466
5023 South McCarran Boulevard
Reno, NV
 

Dirty Laundry Cleans Up Its Act

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By Elizabeth Marglin

We’ve always found that newly dry-cleaned clothes smell noxious, and now we know why. The most common solvent used in dry cleaning—perchloroethylene, aka perc—causes major problems for both people who work with it and the planet. Besides being a carcinogen, perc is a classified hazardous waste, spewing its guck into the atmosphere, landfills, and aquifers. In 2007, California banned any new dry cleaners from using perc-centric machines, and the state outlawed the carcinogen from all dry cleaners as of 2023. “It’s not even all that great for your clothes,” says Jon Simon, owner of Parkway Custom Drycleaning in Chevy Chase, Maryland, which uses biodegradable hydrocarbon to clean garments. “Perc can make fabrics shrink and become more brittle.”

So what to do with those designer duds? Seek out local establishments that offer less toxic (and better-smelling) solutions, such as liquid carbon dioxide (CO2) pumped through a high-pressure washer; hydrocarbon, a relatively mild petroleum distillate; new silicone-based cleaners (greenearthcleaning.com); and high-tech, computer-controlled wet washing. Or how about a little DIY wet washing? The gentle cycle on your home machine works fine on most fabrics, even cashmere. Better yet, stage your own “dry-cott”—next time you feel the call of retail therapy, just say no to high-maintenance threads.
—Elizabeth Marglin

Author: Elizabeth Marglin

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