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Supporting Sustainable Communities and Natural Resources

POLLUTION PREVENTION

Report a problem | Preventing Hazardous Pollution | Reducing Phosphorus Pollution | Non-Point Source Water Pollution Washington Waters - Ours to Protect | Urban Waters Initiative | Reducing Litter | Reducing Toxic Threats | Green Chemistry

WASTE REDUCTION

Beyond Waste | Organic Materials Management | Materials Exchange (2Good2Toss)

RECYCLING

Recycling locations | E-Cycle Washington | Mercury Lights Program | More recycling

GREEN JOBS

Green Jobs and Climate Action | Ecology Youth Corps (EYC) | Washington Conservation Corps (WCC)

GREEN DEVELOPMENT

Mitigation that works | Wetlands Mitigation Banking | Low Impact Development (LID) | Green Building | State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA)

MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRY & AGRICULTURE

Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) | E-Cycle program | Lean manufacturing | Environmental footprinting of products & materials | Product Stewardship | Mercury Lights Program | Children's Safe Product Act | Green Chemistry | Pollution prevention | Clean Water on Agricultural Lands | Sustainability reporting (GRI)

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Technical Resources for Engineering Efficiency (TREE) | Green Purchasing | Local Source Control Partnership | More Technical Assistance

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Enviro-tips to protect the environment | Learn more about recycling | Reduce climate change | Protect Puget Sound | Improve air quality | Conserve water | Protect water quality | Reduce toxic exposure | Clean, green boating |


PUBLICATIONS

Healthy Watersheds, Healthy People | Protecting Washington′s waters from stormwater pollution | Shoptalk

LEARN ABOUT THE ISSUES

Stormwater | What is climate change? | Reducing toxic threats | Washington Waters - Ours to Protect

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WATER CONSERVATION

We are facing months of drought conditions. Learn what you can do to reduce your water use.

Spotlight

MERCURY LIGHTS PROGRAM

Information on the safe disposal of light bulbs that contain mercury

GREEN CHEMISTRY

SUMMER ENVIRO-TIPS

Seasonal tips for greener living.

REPORT A PROBLEM

BREATHE THE DIFFERENCE

What to do instead of burning yard waste.

E-CYCLE PROGRAM

 

WASHINGTON WATERS - OURS TO PROTECT

Clean water campaign.