Valet Dry Cleaning To Your Door owns their own plant and doesn't contract out any work, keeping customers' clothes clean, crisp, and free of job-threatening wrinkles. Thanks to free pick-up and delivery, patrons need only fill their satchel of soiled civvies and schedule it to be picked up on a date determined by their subdivision. Valet Dry Cleaning spruces up everything from slacks ($5.99) to dresses ($9.99), sport coats ($7.99), and sweaters ($6.99). The night before odiferous apparel is whisked away, clients receive a reminder call to place their laundry out for its morning commute to a cleaner self.
Executive Dry Cleaners' professional garment purifiers free nice attire of grime at their Belltown outpost. Their hands-on, water-free treatment erases stains and signs of everyday wear from the fibers of tops, bottoms, and dresses, and their wash-and-fold services clean up piles of laundry while clients run errands or mud wrestle in their favorite overcoat.
The garment gurus at Clean Green Revolution spruce up sullied strands with an earth-friendly hydrocarbon-based solvent that freshens fabrics without staining the ozone, soil, or conscience. Banish dirt and fondue stains from an array of attire soiled from late-night laundry soirees, including blouses ($5.80–$8.50), shirts ($1.75), and suits ($15.50). Although soaking sooty clothing in inorganic fertilizers and drying them over the engines of gas guzzling tractors is a difficult habit to break, Clean Green Revolution makes switching to eco-friendly practices easy and convenient with a complimentary pick-up and delivery service available in select areas. This Mother Earth–pleasing business also uses a PERC-free process.
National Drycleaners, which was founded by returning serviceman John Nordlund in 1944, is still going strong 70 years later. It has adapted to modern times, using environmentally friendly cleaning solutions to de-grime everything from garments to bedroom linens, removing dirt from Ugg Boots, and pressing the uniforms of robot butlers. With National Drycleaners' wedding-gown-preservation service, technicians hand clean and treat gowns, as well as preserve them so they don't yellow with time, a process that has earned National Drycleaners accolades from Wedding Wire for five consecutive years.
When the staff at Corry's CO2 Dry Cleaners realized they were responsible for the disposal of 192 gallons of hazardous waste every year, they knew it was time for a change. They overhauled all of their equipment in order to provide an option that avoided using the traditional dry-cleaning chemicals that are suspected of causing cancer and eating socks. Instead, their cleaning method uses carbon dioxide and nontoxic soaps to flush stains from clothes, which is kinder to clothing fibers and leaves behind no chemical smell. This technique has earned them votes from readers of Mercer Island Reporter as the "best place to take your dry cleaning." for several years, most recently in 2013.
Aside from the greener cleaning technique, the staff maintains a tiny carbon footprint with other services and process. To conserve energy, they've retrofitted the lighting and pickup and deliver clothing free of charge, saving their customers money on gas. They recycle 24,000 hangers a year and fold clothing into reusable bags instead of disposable shirt boxes. They also love to educate not only their customers, but other dry cleaners about their eco-friendly ways.