The U.S. EPA's Design for the Environment program helps consumers, businesses, and institutional buyers identify cleaning and other products that perform well, are cost-effective, and are safer for the environment.
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What's New with DfE?
April 29, 2013 - Now available -- the
for the life-cycle assessment (LCA) of current and emerging energy systems used in plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles conducted by the
DfE/ORD Li-ion Batteries and Nanotechnology Partnership. The LCA results will help to promote the responsible development of these emerging energy systems, including nanotechnology innovations, in advanced batteries, leading to reduced overall environmental impacts and the reduced use and release of more toxic materials.
September 19, 2012 – Through its DfE program, EPA has posted a List of Safer Chemical Ingredients for use in DfE-labeled products. Read more about the list and accompanying changes to the DfE Standard (PDF). Please send questions to Bridget Williams (Williams.Bridget@epa.gov)