Confessions of a Dry Cleaner

Usually when you think green, dry cleaning is not the first thing to come to mind. For the past 50 years, our industry’s reputation has been centered around the use of Perchloroethylene (called Perc for short), a nasty human carcinogen and groundwater pollutant. Almost every dry cleaner in the world used PERC because it was cheap and easy to use. But I’m proud to say that Highland Cleaners never did. For the last 66 years we’ve cleaned clothing using two old fashioned—yet very effective—methods.

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