United States                               Office of Pollution,                      EPA-742-F-01-002
          Environmental Protection Agency	Prevention, and Toxics	Summer 2001
Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (PP1C)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW ( 7407)
Washington, DC 20460

Reference and Referral   Fax                E-mail Address
202-260-1023          202-260-4659         ppic@epa.gov
                                         Summer 2001 NEW PUBLICATIONS

          Mail, phone, fax, or e-mail requests to the address and numbers above. EPA documents and fact
          sheets are provided at no cost based on availability. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery and limit
          your request to a total of 10 items.

          General DfE INFORMATION

          EPA-744-F-01-003  Garment and Textile Program Fact Sheet: Military Uniform Cleaning
                             (2pp)  June 2001

          This fact sheet discusses the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center Philadelphia's
          (DSCP's) evaluation of environmentally-preferable technologies for the cleaning of military
          clothing and textile apparel. Results of the study will be used to support a DOD recommendation
          to place an instruction such as "Professional Fabricare " or "Professionally Clean " on the care
          label of selected military garments, allowing drycleaners to use environmentally-preferable
          processes instead of traditional drycleaning solvents.

          CASE STUDIES

          EPA-744-F-01-004  Garment and Textile Care Program Case Study: 100% Wetcleaning
                             Facility: Route-only Service
                             (4pp)  May 2001

          This case study discusses how The Laundry Club (TLC), a Leesburg, Virginia-based partner of
          EPA's DfE Garment and Textile Care Program, cleans all garments that are normally drycleaned
          using automated, state-of-the-art wetcleaning techniques and skilled personnel. The study
          provides an overview of wetcleaning and wetcleaning agents used at TLC; performance
          information; environmental safety and health impacts; and capital and operational costs.

          Other DfE information available online at:
          http ://www.epa.gov/opptintr/dfe/index.html