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Created to eliminate single-use plastic from drycleaning in the same way smaller totes do for groceries, The Green Garmento is having a second surprisingly positive impact: improving drycleaners' revenue. As a result, just six months from its introduction, the product is fast becoming a must-have for America's drycleaners. Read More

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Hollywood Goes Green!

7/7/09 6:52 AM

At least two major Hollywood studios have hit on a cost-efficient way to cultivate good will among their environmentally conscious employees and the vocal and dedicated green actors who work on their lots. Both 20th Century Fox and Universal have turned over their tons of annual dry-cleaning to a local company committed to eliminating single use plastic dry-cleaning bags, 300 million pounds of which overflow land fills and clog waterways in the United States every year. Read More

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Drycleaners are people too

3/14/09 5:43 PM

When Rick (my husband) and I started The Green Garmento, we realized it would be a big departure from our day-to-day life working in the entertainment industry. Not only would we have to stop swearing like sailors, we'd have to learn a new, complicated business and speak a whole new language. And we'd have to forge new relationships with a group of people we didn't know. It was a little scary. But from the day we introduced The Green Garmento at The Fabricare Drycleaners Convention in August, we knew we knew everything would be OK. We met hundreds and hundreds of drycleaning professionals. Mostly store and plant owners. They were families, married couples, grandparents and part-time teachers. They were third generation drycleaners from Las Vegas and brand new store owners in Downtown LA . Read More

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