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EPA's Design for the Environment program helps consumers, businesses, and institutional buyers identify cleaning and other products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment.

Look for products with the DfE label and protect your family's health and the planet.


Design for the Environment Videos


EPA's Pollution Prevention PSA
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Learn about DfE / Aprenda sobra DfE


DfE Webcast from 9/20/2011:
"Enhancements to the EPA's Design for the Environment Safer Product Labeling Program"

 Frequently Asked Questions
 Where can I find a list of products with the
DfE label?
 Where can I find a list of safer ingredients?
 How do I apply to get the DfE label on my products?
What's New with DfE?

November 20, 2014 -- DfE has clarified the currently effective Interim Fragrances Criteria.


November 19, 2014 -- Public comment on our logo designs closed Oct 31. More than 1,700 comments were received. Thank you!


June 12, 2014 –- EPA, through DfE, issued:

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