Laundry & Dry Cleaning

Silent Spring Institute: Selection and Care of Clothing

Tips for avoiding toxics in clothing care and cleaning.

 

Mother Nature Network: Seven Least Toxic Laundry Detergents

Overview of EWG testing on less toxic detergents and links to additional guidance.

 

National Resources Defense Council: Green your Dry Cleaning Routine

Explanation of the hazards of perc and alternative “dry cleaning” processes.

 

Toxics Use Reduction Institute: Professional Wet Cleaning

Professional wet cleaning is a safe alternative for clothes that need professional cleaning.  Explanation of wet cleaning process and links to wet cleaners throughout Massachusetts.