This information has been prepared to help dry cleaners understand the environmental risks and responsibilities associated with their business and provides practical 'How to' information on key environmental issues. For example it provides simple solutions for managing odour and emissions and dealing with hazardous materials and trade wastewater.
Why do dry cleaners need this information?
There are many benefits to be gained by becoming more aware of your existing environmental performance. Improving your environmental performance has the potential to substantially increase your net profit each year. Other benefits include:
- a better company image
- increased customer patronage
- minimised potential for environmental fines and prosecutions
- improved environmental conditions for everyone.
This information is provided for owners, managers and staff. It will also be useful for environmental officers employed by local government.
Please note there are no regulatory guidelines on the following pages and this information does not provide legal advice.
Environmental information for dry cleaners
Page last updated: 27 February 2011