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Searchable Databases

Solid Waste

Access to Ecology's searchable databases with data specific to this program listed separately. The agency databases list contains data relevant to all or many programs.

Database includes map access = databases that include map access.

Environmental Monitoring Data

Ecology for Scientist's environmental monitoring data page; contains numerous environmental monitoring databases listed by topic, including the Environmental Information Management (EIM) system, Ecology's major environmental data repository.

Program-Specific Databases

  Industrial Permits
Active and proposed permits for aluminum smelters, oil refineries, and pulp and paper mills.
  Materials Exchange ("2Good2Toss")
Information on available or wanted used or surplus building materials and large household items.
  Product Testing Database
Various consumer products are tested to ensure state and federal rules are met. The presence of a chemical in a product does not necessarily mean it's unsafe. See the focus sheet ror more information.
  Recycling (1-800-RECYCLE)
Information on recycling opportunities in your neighborhood.

Agency Databases

  Regulatory Handbook
Information on permits, licenses, certifications, and other approvals.
Database includes map access. Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System
Information on facilities and sites of interest to the Department of Ecology.
  Public Involvement Calendar
Information on Ecology's public hearings, meetings, workshops, open houses, and open comment periods.
  Publications and Forms
Information on Ecology's publications and forms.
  Staff directory
Ecology staff e-mail addresses and phone numbers.
  Subject referral directory
Ecology staff contact information by subject.

Related Information

For MAPS, also see Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data for available spatial data.

For OPEN DATA, also see:


Environmental Data for Scientists


Environmental Information Management (EIM) System -- Environmental Data
(EIM How-To videos)

Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System

Coastal Atlas Map - Shoreline photos, flood maps, beaches and more.


Freshwater Algae Database

Washington State Geospatial Clearinghouse

Pacific Northwest Water Quality Data Exchange.