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Sustainability: The Sixth Love Language

Sustainability: The Sixth Love Language


Love languages are ways of expressing and receiving love. Of course, you may already know of, the five well-known love languages, acts of service, gift-giving, physical touch, quality time, and words of affirmation, but at GreenEarth Cleaning, we feel a strong connection to what we warmly call the sixth love language- sustainability.

Yes, sustainability. Since 1998, when we cleaned our first garment in the back of a science lab, sustainability has been our love language. It’s how we and our GreenEarth Affiliates show love for fabrics, the people who wear them, and the planet where we live. So we can’t let February pass without expressing appreciation for our Affiliate Network and the work they do every day to improve our world.  

We also wanted to share some of our favorite environmentally friendly activities that showcase our love of caring for tomorrow.  One area at the forefront of our sustainability commitment is promoting awareness around increasing the longevity of our fabrics.  By becoming intentional about the products we purchase, how we care for them, and resources for recycling and reusing, we can significantly reduce the amount of waste in our landfills- creating better tomorrows. That is a love language we can wrap our hearts around.

We invite you to join us!

Create a more sustainable wardrobe. One way to ensure a more sustainable wardrobe is to shop for sustainably made products. Do a little research ahead of time to learn what fabrics have a smaller environmental footprint. You will shop better by knowing your fabrics.

Choose a kinder clean for your fabrics. Treat your garments to the gentle silicone cleaning process of GreenEarth Cleaning.  The GreenEarth system of care is designed to ensure the best possible result for fabrics and the environment. You will love your clothes longer, and they will love you right back.

Shop pre-loved. Thrift shopping is a wonderful way to acquire unique items. You can find gently worn garments made from quality fabrics. For items that show their age, bring them to a GreenEarth dry cleaner near you to restore and refresh.

Donate to a local non-profit. Many school organizations or local non-profits will gladly accept clothing donations to help fund their cause. GreenEarth is honored to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters in support of their ongoing Clothing Drive, which accounts for 30% of their operating budget. Every item makes a difference.

So let sustainability become your love language, too, and together, we can be effective and set the stage for a brighter tomorrow. 


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