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Clean Show 2015 - Registration is NOW OPEN!!

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Clean 2015

Why should you attend Clean 2015?

"If a picture is worth a thousand words, and a demonstration is worth a million, then comparing demonstrations is priceless," answers John Riddle, President of Riddle & Associates, Clean Show Management.

Registration for Clean 2015, is now open.  Click here to register online and learn about the latest products, trends and strategies that will help you improve your business' bottom line.  The Clean Show is the main event for the laundering, drycleaning and textile services industry.

Live demonstrations:  The biggest and most comprehensive display of machines and equipment, plus all the ancillary products and services you use in your business.

Education:  Learn new techniques and strategies in seminars delivered by leading industry experts and the Clean show sponsoring associations.

Networking:  Take home new ideas and proven strategies from your face-to-face meetings with manufacturers, suppliers and industry peers.  If you attend only one industry event, it should be the Clean Show.

Check out a video from Clean 2013 here.


Drycleaners could face jail time for violating environmental regulations

Lester's Dry Cleaning, North Vancouver  |  North Shore News file Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:55am PST

A provincial court judge asked a lawyer to tell him why he shouldn't send a North Vancouver drycleaning company owner to jail after the company pleaded guilty to violating environmental regulations in a way that allowed a toxic chemical to evaporate into the air.

"He endangered the health of every customer that walked into the store," Judge Steven Merrick told lawyers at a sentencing hearing for Lester's Dry Cleaning, represented by sole director and officer Alhamid Dharshi. "Why shouldn't I send him to jail?"

The questions came after Lester's pleaded guilty to keeping the dry-cleaning solvent tetrachloroethylene, known as "PERC," without a closed lid and without a secondary containment system, as required by regulations.

The company was charged after environmental protection officers conducted an inspection on June 21 last year and found two buckets - one containing green liquid and another containing solid material -sitting on the floor. "There were no lids on either of the buckets," said Crown counsel Perbeen Mann.  Read more




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