Linda Say, President of Nicholson Cleaners in Nashville, earned this highly esteemed title as a result of meeting exacting qualifications and successfully passing a standard examination pertaining to the environmentally safe operation of dry cleaning establishments. By achieving this designation, Linda is entitled to use the professional designation “CED.” Linda was among hundreds of candidates nationwide who took a three-hour written examination by the International Fabricare Institute (IFI), a trade association.


“Dry cleaners who earn a CED reflect a movement throughout the industry nationwide to improve the environment in which we all work and live,” states John Siedoff of Menands, New York, co-chair of the Environmental Certification Council. “This is a high mark of distinction which reflects well on each successful candidate and the public they serve