Pollution Prevention for Federal and Military Facilities

Despite their complexity and size, federal and military facilities in Washington State have made great strides in reducing dangerous and hazardous wastes. However, further opportunities to reduce waste and make process improvements that protect citizens and the environment are still plentiful. The following resources are designed to help federal and military environmental managers and planners.

From the Department of Ecology

Environmental Management at Washington State National Security Facilities is an Ecology guide for military facilities in the state.

Pollution Prevention Top Tips for Metal Fabrication from Ecology's technical assistance staff.

Pollution Prevention Top Tips for Stormwater Management from Ecology's technical assistance staff.

Property Managers Problem Waste Guide is a publication that describes some building-management issues in environmental management.

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) is a website primarily for state agencies, but it contains important and useful information and resources about buying safe products and following federal EPP rules, as well.

Pollution Prevention Resources

The Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) Topic Hubs™ include background information, pollution prevention opportunities, reasons for change, where to go for help, and links to more information about this sector and others.

Military Agencies

Defense Environmental Network & Information Exchange (DENIX) is the Department of Defense's environmental compliance help center.

Joint Service Pollution Prevention and sustainability Library contains many resources for pollution prevention and source reduction, as well as Environmental Management Systems and more, especially for the U.S. military.

Related information

Profile of Federal Facilities links to EPA's archived Compliance Assistance Sector Notebooks website. This resource is no longer maintained, so information may become outdated.