Environmental Requirements for Dry Cleaners

Is your company a dry cleaning business, or does your company have dry cleaning machines on site?

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Dry cleaning shops generate hazardous wastes, air emissions, and wastewater and must comply with both federal and state regulations. Please note the regulations vary and depend on whether your machines use perchloroethylene (perc) or non-chlorinated, hydrocarbon-based petroleum solvents.

For a comprehensive summary of requirements, see our Environmental Compliance Guide for Ohio Dry Cleaners.

The tabs below present additional information and resources to assist in complying with regulatory requirements.