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Dry Cleaning

The following information provides Best Management Practices (BMPs) recommended for facilities that conduct cleaning of apparel, textile industrial goods and other fabric items.


POTENTIAL POLLUTANT SOURCES

The following activities are potential sources of pollutants:

Pollutants may include:

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Using pollution prevention measures may reduce or eliminate the need to implement other more costly or complicated procedures.

The following pollution prevention principles apply to most facilities:

GENERAL GOOD HOUSEKEEPING PROCEDURES

CHEMICAL STORAGE

CHEMICAL USE

EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR

SPILL CONTROL

EMPLOYEE TRAINING

Sources:
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (www.tceq.state.tx.us)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (www.epa.gov)

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