Seattle Startup Introduces Toxin-Free Dry Cleaning

Seattle Startup Introduces Toxin-Free Dry Cleaning

Of the 35,000 dry cleaners in the United States, only 35 use toxin-free carbon dioxide cleaning methods. A Seattle startup called Blue Sky Cleaners is aiming to grow that number.

Most dry cleaners use a cancer-causing chemical called perchloroethylene that often ends up in public water supplies. But Blue Sky Cleaners uses a carbon dioxide cleaning process that actually yields better results than traditional methods.

Fortunately for Seattle-area consumers, Blue Sky recently expanded its operations and bought Four Seasons Cleaners, a company that owns two retail locations.

As a result of its purchase, Blue Sky is now in competition with some of the biggest dry cleaning operations in Seattle. Once word of mouth spreads about the company's superior, eco-friendly service, you can bet it will get even more customers.