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Safer Chemistry Champion Awards

Ecology’s Safer Chemistry Champion Awards program honors Washington organizations that are taking significant steps to:

  • Produce safer products.
  • Use safer or less toxic alternatives.
  • Use cleaner manufacturing methods.

These innovations can come from businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, or educational institutions. Learn about the 2015 Champions or 2014 Champions.

Governor’s Award for Sustainable Practices

The Safer Chemistry Champion Awards program is the successor to the Governor’s Award for Sustainable Practices, which Ecology presented from 1992-2008. Learn more about the Governor’s Award and past winners.


Contact Emily Orme at or (360) 407-6979.