Picture taken by Kim Clark, 2009

Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction

Governor's Award for Sustainable Practices

Recognizes Use of Sustainable Practices
The Governor’s Award for Sustainable Practices recognizes businesses, organizations, schools, and agencies that incorporate sustainable practices into their operations:

  • Reducing their use of hazardous substances
  • Conserving energy, water, and other materials
  • Increasing their use of recycled materials
  • Designing sustainability into their products and processes

Award on hiatus
Due to lack of state resources, the Governor's Award for Sustainable Practices is on indefinite hiatus.

Read more about past award winners.1992-2008.



Download the FOCUS SHEET Governor's Award, which describes the program and the last winners.

"Am I eligible?"
and other Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Mariann Cook Andrews at the Department of Ecology (360) 407-6740 or email: maco461@ecy.wa.gov