Partners in Philanthropy

Highland Cleaners Named Among Business First’s “Partners in Philanthropy”

Highland Cleaners has once again been recognized for its outstanding commitment to philanthropy in the Louisville community. With cash and in-kind donations totaling nearly $150,000, Highland Cleaners ranked second among companies of their size for cash donations in 2012. In recognition of this, we were awarded the “Corporate Giving Award” by Business First.

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Highland Cleaners Donates Services to Save Clothes for Clothing Assistance Program

When the bitter cold caused the pipes to burst at Central High School’s stadium, thousands of articles of clothing donated to the Clothing Assistance Program were drenched. Highland Cleaners volunteered its services to help make sure the clothes didn’t mold and mildew before they could be given to underprivileged children. Click HERE for the full Waver 3 News Story.

Louisville Native and Actor William Mapother is Your Guide to the Highland Green Building

TV series “Lost,” narrates a video about the Highland Green complex that’s shown at the Discovery Center. Check out the whole story on the Business First website CLICK TO VIEW.

Real Treehugger Choices

In an effort to give even the world’s strictest tree huggers choices they can be comfortable with, Highland Cleaners is introducing two new levels of Green Service to allow each customer to choose the level of “green” they desire.

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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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