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Case Studies in Washington

Businesses and organizations in a range of industries in Washington are working to create safer products and cleaner manufacturing methods.

Earth Friendly Products
An early leader in creating sustainable, safer cleaners and household products, Earth Friendly Products now supplies leading retailers such as Costco, Walmart, and Fred Meyer from its plant in Lacey. More than 40 of the company’s products have been certified by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Safer Choice program.

Liberty Bottleworks
Using recycled aluminum and a unique powder coating process, Liberty Bottleworks produces eye-catching water bottles at its zero-waste manufacturing plant in Union Gap.

Eco Chemical
By developing an alkaline-soluble, water-based paint for artificial turf fields, Seattle coatings manufacturer Eco Chemical helps CenturyLink Field safely switch between sports.

Ecology’s Safer Chemistry Champion Awards program honors Washington businesses and organizations for outstanding work in green chemistry, hazardous materials reduction, and sustainability. Read about previous award winners.

Case Studies Elsewhere

Companies and organizations in the United States and around the world are using green chemistry and other innovative technologies and processes to reduce exposure to toxins. See more case studies.