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Is Green Earth Dry cleaning Safe?

QUESTION:

I have a dress that needs dry cleaning. In Houston there is just GREEN EARTH methods not CO2 and I heard that they too can be quite toxic.What should I do?

ANSWER:

GreenEarth cleaning uses liquid silicone. This is essentially liquified sand. It is made from one of the earth's safest and most abundant natural minerals, silica. In the environment, it simply returns to its three natural elements: sand and trace amounts of water and CO2. It is so safe it is not even regulated. This is used exclusively by dry cleaners licensed by GreenEarth Cleaning.

I think it is fine for you to use them.

More about green dry cleaners at Q&A: Help Me Find a Green Dry Cleaner.


This answer was provided by our friend, Debra Lynn Dadd. Hailed as "The Queen of Green" by the New York Times, Debra Lynn Dadd has been a pioneering consumer advocate since 1982, specializing in products and lifestyle choices that are safer for human health and the environment. She is the author of Home Safe Home.

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