Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaning
Here at Albany Avenue Laundromat, we strive to run a green business. We are extremely environmentally conscious and always make sure that we are using only the most environmentally friendly products and cleaning methods. At the same time, we are aware that many of our clients have environmental or chemical sensitivities. If you have concerns about any products that we may be using, please do not hesitate to ask us any questions. We will do our best to find a solution that will make everyone happy.
Do you wet clean or dry clean my clothes?
Here at Albany Avenue Laundromat we employ both wet and dry cleaning. Cleaning with water or other chemical solvents both have their own particular uses, and depending on the clothing material and type of stain, it can be necessary to use one or the other. Professional cleaners like us know the best way to clean each garment without damaging it.
Do you use “perc” in your cleaning products?
Perc (short for the chemical name perchloroethylene) is one of the most common chemicals used in dry cleaning, worldwide. Unfortunately, perc is a respiratory and skin irritant, a known neurotoxin, and a carcinogen, and can lead to major health problems in people who are exposed to it. Worse, freshly dry cleaned clothes can sometimes release this chemical into the air of your home. Here at Albany Avenue Laundromat, we use a “wet cleaning” process to get your garments perfectly clean without using this harmful chemical.
Do you use any hazardous or polluting cleaning products?
No. We use environmentally-friendly, totally biodegradable soaps and conditioners to get your garments clean without negatively affecting the environment. We can safely clean “dry clean only” items without the harmful solvents and chemicals that are often used by other dry cleaners.