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LHENA recently provided $5,000 to help purchase new machinery for Osman Cleaners in order to eliminate their use of perchloroethylene – also called “perc.” With help from the City of Minneapolis, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the East Isles Resident Association, and LHENA, Minneapolis is now the first city in the nation to be entirely perc-free!
To read more about this achievement, check out this article from the City of Minneapolis!
(L-R): LHENA treasurer James Tsantes; Aarif Osman, owner of Osman Cleaners; Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey; City Council President Lisa Bender; LHENA executive director Paul Shanafelt. Image courtesy of City of Minneapolis.