2007

California Air Resources Board (CARB) Phases Out Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning in California In 2007, Dr. Sinsheimer works with a broad range of stakeholders to support the California Air Resources Board…

2006

California Green Business Certification for Garment Cleaning:  Only Professional Wet Cleaning & CO2 Dry Cleaning Qualify Dr. Sinsheimer works with the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFDE) to complete…

2006

San Francisco Department of the Environment Completes Alternatives Analysis of Professional Apparel Cleaning Technologies Dr. Sinsheimer works with the San Francisco Department of the Environment (SFDE) to complete an alternatives…

2006

Bob’s Cleaners First Dry Cleaner to Switch to Professional Wet Cleaning in the San Francisco Bay Area In 2005, Dr. Sinsheimer receives funding from the AB998 program to launch a…

2005-2008

Southern California Edison Develops Professional Wet Clean Showcase Facility to Host Regional Workshops Based on significant energy savings that Dr. Sinsheimer documents at cleaners switching to Professional Wet Cleaning, Southern…

2004

PBS California Green Episode on Professional Wet Cleaning In 2004, Huell Howser, the host of the PBS series California Gold and California Green, serves as the master-of-ceremonies for the annual…

2004

Plaza Cleaners First Dry Cleaner to Switch to Professional Wet Cleaning in Ventura County In 2004, Shawna and Peter Jung, co-owners of Plaza Cleaners, become the first perc dry cleaner…

2003

California Enacts Non-Toxic Dry Cleaning Incentive Program (AB998) Following the SCAQMD 2002 perc dry clean phase out, California enacts a new law (AB998) imposing a fee for perchloroethylene used in…

2002

Perchloroethylene Dry Cleaning Phased Out in Greater  Los Angeles Region The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) becomes the first government agency to phase out perchloroethylene dry cleaning. At…

2000-2010

Professional Wet Cleaning Demonstration at Apparel Care Trade Shows Between 2000 and 2010, Dr. Sinsheimer represents the Professional Wet Clean Demonstration Project at California Cleaners Association Trade Shows and at…