Wet-cleaning symbol on care labels?
California has been working to ban “perc” from use by the year 2023. Environmental activists have been working to gain more ground in reducing the use of dry cleaning by pressuring the Federal Trade Commission to include professional wet-cleaning to the care labels. Because wet-cleaning is a newer process with specialized machinery, it can be a bit expensive for a cleaners to make the switch, which is why the FTC is a bit hesitant, they would want more people to have access to a reputable wet-cleaners. But, this option will open up consumers to feel more comfortable taking their clothing in to be wet-cleaned instead of dry-cleaned, since there can be some hesitancy when the label only says dry-clean. Please follow the link below for more information!