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Garment & Textile Care Partners

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The EPA's Partners are divided into the following categories:

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Professional Fabricare Industry Trade Associations/Institutes:

Canadian Fabricare Institute
Federation of Korean Drycleaners Association
Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance
International Drycleaners Congress
International Fabricare Institute
National Coalition of Petroleum Drycleaners
Neighborhood Cleaners Association-International
The Professional Wetcleaners Network
Textile Care Allied Trades Association
The Textile Institute

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Individual Cleaners:

Armstrong Cleaners
Bell Laundry and Cleaners (Spartanburg, SC)
Cleaner by Nature (Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, CA)
Hurt Cleaners (Arlington, VA)
Langley Parisian (Hamilton, Ontario)
Lansing Cleaners, Inc. (Lansing, IL)
Natural Cleaners (Hales Corner and Wauwatosa, WI)
Prestige Cleaners (Silver Spring, MD)
The Greener Cleaner (Chicago, IL)

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Chemical Companies:

Dow Chemical Company
R.R. Streets
Proctor and Gamble
Vulcan Chemicals

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Government Agencies:

U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
DOD Defense Supply Center Philadelphia
DOD Defense Logistics Agency
Environment Canada
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Health Canada
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Los Alamos National Laboratory
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
New York State Department of Health
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Small Business Administration
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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Research/Academic/Technical Organizations:

Catawba Valley Community College Hosiery Technology Center
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Cotton, Incorporated
Hohenstein Institute
Illinois Waste Management and Research Center
North Carolina State University Department of Textiles
Partnership for Environmental Technology Education
State Coalition for Remediation of Drycleaners
Tellus Institute
Texas Woman's University
Textile Care International, Ltd
Toxics Use Reduction Institute, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Department of Chemistry
Urban and Environmental Policy Institute, Occidental College

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Environmental and Public Interest Groups:

Association of Small Business Development Centers
Anne Hargrove Associates
Business and Professional People for the Public Interest
Business for Social Responsibility
Consumers Union
Ecology Action
Union of Needle Trades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE)

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Garment and Retail Organizations:

Gap, Inc.
JC Penney
Lands End, Inc.
Levi Strauss, Inc.
Liz Claiborne, Inc.
Patagonia, Inc.

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Trade Press:

American Drycleaner
Fabricare Canada
The Dry Cleaners Times
National Clothesline
Western Cleaner and Launderer

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Other Professional Organizations:

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
American Apparel and Footwear Association
American Apparel Producers' Network
American Chemical Society
American Fibers Manufacturers' Association
American Society for Testing and Materials
American Textile Manufacturers Institute
Green Chemistry Institute
International Textile and Apparel Association

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Alternative Cleaning Process Equipment and Additives Manufacturers/Distributors:

Adco, Inc.
Aga/Linde Gas
Alliance Laundry Systems
Aqua Clean Systems, Inc.
Chart Applied Technologies
Continental Girbau
Edro Dynawash
Electrolux Wascator
Exxon DF-2000
Fiber Tech
Global Technologies
Green Earth, Incorporated
Gurtler Chemicals
Kirk's Suede-Life, Inc.
Micell, Inc.
Nuevo Comeco, Spa
Rynex, Inc.

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Finishing (Tensioning) Equipment Manufacturers:

Clean Concepts
European Finishing Equipment Corp.
Hoffman New Yorker, Inc.
Trevil America

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