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Don’s Claytons Adopts New Halogen-Free Solvent

For many years, Don’s Claytons has made the environment a top priority when it comes to our dry cleaning processes.

Now we have taken our commitment a step further by adopting the use of K4, a halogen-free, organic solvent with excellent cleaning performance and a purity level of more than 99 percent. K4 does not pose a risk to air, water, human beings or soil, and it has been dermatologically tested for skin friendliness.

K4 absorbs and dissolves stains from fats, greases and oils as well as water soluble soils. The new solvent leaves cleaned fabrics with a pleasant, smooth feel and noticeably minimizes fiber abrasion and creasing during the cleaning process. ln addition, K4 brightens colors and protects against graying of fabrics. Plus, K4 has another benefit other solvents don’t have: It is ODOR FREE.
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Coat-A-Kid 2010 Kicks Off at Lincoln Elementary

There was a big turnout at Evansville’s Lincoln Elementary School on November 9th for the kick-off of the 2010 Coat-A-Kid campaign, sponsored annually by Don’s Claytons Fine Drycleaning.

Don’s Claytons is accepting new and gently used coats for infants, children and teens at all Don’s Claytons locations through December. The coats will be cleaned and given to The Salvation Army and Evansville Christian Life Center to distribute free of charge to needy children and teens through January. Read More »


Don’s Claytons Adopts Biodegradable Packaging

Don’s Claytons DCI Fine Drycleaning has adopted biodegradable garment bags as another step in its continuing efforts to reduce the drycleaning industry’s impact on the environment.

Biodegradable bags are stable for nine months if kept in the dark but begin to degrade six hours after first exposure to light. The bags have been shown to completely degrade within fifteen months after first exposure to light when kept in the presence of oxygen. Read More »