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Mar 24

Friendly, green home-cleaning service!

We get quite a few calls from people asking us to clean their homes-unfortnately we here at EcoClean only process garments/household items, not the house itself!

There is a small, locally owned cleaning business called Hummingbird EcoCleaning!  The owner is very sweet and stays away from chlorine-, ammonia-, and phosphate-filled products.

Consider checking out her website and shoot an email or ring their number for a consult on their green-cleaning!

Keep everything in your home as green as possible, not just the clothes on your backs!

Mar 18

EcoClean uses green energy!

Dirty_Business     Were you aware that this green dry-cleaners uses green energy for our storefronts as well as production?!?  We participate in Austin Energy’s GreenChoice® to harness wind, solar & methane-gas (from landfills) energy and step away from dependence on non-sustainable energy!  
This friday, join others for a free screening of “Dirty Business” at Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin.  See more info here.

 

Mar 14

Austin nabs incredibly low price on solar energy!

Read more here!

The city is purchasing the energy for 5 cents/kw which could mean lower costs for customers!  

The sooner we start harnessing the free energy of the sun, the better!  This is something us green dry-cleaners can get behind!

Mar 10

SXSW – There’s fashion, too!

SXSW
It’s that time of the year again and Austin is abuzz with people visiting from all over the world for this jam-packed event!

Want to attend some panels/events on fashion?  Look no further!

There’s something about moving the importance back to brands being manufactured here in the USA, as well as a showcase for innovative, wearable technology!

After running about in your awesome outfits, come in to the best cleaning service in town to have them freshened up for your next outing! 

Mar 4

Old perc spill at county jail in North Carolina

A dry-cleaning chemical called perc (which is what most traditional cleaners are utilizing) had an accidental spill at a county jail, whereafter they sent 20 inmates who were being housed a floor above the spill to the hospital, regardless of if they felt ill or not.  

The machine was supposed to be empty as of 16 years ago, but when disconnected the liquid seeped out.   It’s very telling that something labeled as being empty in 1998 still harbored the toxic fluid.  This stuff is icky with a capital “ICK”.   Also telling that they sent all those inmates in immediately!

Read a bit more detail here.