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Design for the Environment (DfE) Formulator Program

Organization Environmental Protection Agency
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.epa.gov/dfe/pubs/projects/formulat/about.htm
Geographic Scope Nationwide
Issue Energy Efficiency, Green Chemistry, Green Product Design, Hazardous Waste & Materials, Pollution Prevention, Product Labeling, Public Awareness, Water Efficiency
Sector Chemicals and Plastics, Consumer Goods
Type Of Assistance Technical Assistance, Voluntary or Partnership Programs
Description DfE's Formulator Program encourages partners to reformulate products to be environmentally safer, cost competitive, and effective. By providing chemical and toxicological information and suggesting safer substitutes, the Formulator Program reduced an estimated 40 million pounds of chemicals of concern in 2005.

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