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Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction

Regional Resources After the Storms

Counties and other local governments have a wealth of resources for flood-affected businesses. See the list below to find local solutions to waste cleanup and disposal.  Resources are listed by affected counties.

Counties in Washington Affected by the Storms

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Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Columbia, Cowlitz, Douglas, Ferry, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima

Statewide

Asotin County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.asotin.wa.us/
Public Health: http://www.asotincountyhealthdistrict.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.asotin.wa.us/public_works_landfill.htm

Benton County

Emergency Management: http://www.bces.wa.gov/
Public Health: http://www.bfhd.wa.gov/base/index.php
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.benton.wa.us/pView.aspx?id=876&catid=45

Chelan County

Emergency Management: http://www.chelandem.org/
Public Health: http://www.cdhd.wa.gov/index.html
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/pw/solid_waste/default.htm

Clallam County

Emergency Management: http://www.clallam.net/EmergencyMgmt/index.asp
Public Health: http://www.clallam.net/HHS/PublicHealth/index.html
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.clallam.net/HHS/EnvironmentalHealth/index.html

Clark County

Emergency Management: http://www.cresa911.org
Public Health: http://www.co.clark.wa.us/health/index.html
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.clark.wa.us/recycle/index.html

Columbia County

Emergency Management: http://www.columbiaco.com/index.aspx?NID=77
Public Health: http://www.columbiaco.com/index.aspx
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.columbiaco.com/index.aspx?NID=232

Cowlitz County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/Index.aspx?NID=196
Public Health: http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/Index.aspx?NID=205
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/Index.aspx?NID=235

Douglas County

Emergency Management: http://www.douglascountywa.net/departments/em/default.asp
Chelan-Douglas Public Health: http://www.cdhd.wa.gov/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.countywidesolidwaste.net/

Ferry County

Emergency Management: http://www.ferry-county.com/Courts%20and%20Law/Sheriff.html
Northeast Tri-County Public Health: http://www.netchd.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.ferry-county.com/Waste.html

Garfield County

Emergency Management: http://co.garfield.wa.us/emergency_home
Public Health: http://co.garfield.wa.us/health
Household Hazardous Waste: http://co.garfield.wa.us/publicworks_transferstation

Grant County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.grant.wa.us/EM/
Public Health: http://www.granthealth.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.grant.wa.us/GCPW/HTM/Solid-Waste.htm

Grays Harbor County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/info/DEM/
Public Health: http://www.healthygh.org
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/info/pub_svcs/Recycle/HouseHazCollection.htm

Island County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.island.wa.us/sheriff/dem/
Public Health: http://www.islandcountyhealth.org
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.island.wa.us/publicworks/PWSolidwaste.htm

Jefferson County

Emergency Management: http://www.jeffcoeoc.org/
Public Health: http://www.jeffersoncountypublichealth.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://solidwaste.wordpress.com/hazardous-waste-households/

King County

Emergency Management: http://www.kingcounty.gov/safety/prepare.aspx
Public Health: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health.aspx
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.govlink.org/hazwaste/house/disposal/othersites

Kitsap County

Emergency Management: http://www.kitsapdem.org/
Public Health: http://www.kitsapcountyhealth.com
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.kitsapgov.com/sw/

Kittitas County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/sheriff/emergency.asp
Public Health: http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/health/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/solid-waste/moderate-risk.aspx

Klickitat County

Emergency Management: http://www.klickitatcounty.org/EmergencyMan/
Public Health: http://www.klickitatcounty.org/Health/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.klickitatcounty.org/SolidWaste/default.asp?fCategoryIDSelected=-1671944469

Lewis County

Emergency Management: http://lewiscountywa.gov/em
Public Health: http://lewiscountywa.gov/publichealth
Household Hazardous Waste: http://lewiscountywa.gov/publicworks/household-hazardous-waste-2

Lincoln County

Emergency Management: http://www.lcso.cc/odd/terrorism.htm
Public Health: http://www.co.lincoln.wa.us/Health%20Department/index.html
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.lincoln.wa.us/Solid%20Waste/Solid%20Waste%20Barrel.htm

Mason County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.mason.wa.us/dem/index.php
Public Health: http://www.co.mason.wa.us/health/index.php
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.mason.wa.us/health/environmental/solid_waste/recycling.php

Okanogan County

Emergency Management: http://okanogansheriff.org/
Public Health: http://www.okanogancounty.org/ochd/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://okanogancounty.org/PW/solid_waste_recycling.htm#Household_Hazardous_Waste

Pacific County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.pacific.wa.us/pcema/
Public Health: http://pacificcountyhealthdepartment.com/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.pacific.wa.us/dcd/Solid_Waste_HHWF.htm

Pend Oreille County

Emergency Management: http://www.pendoreilleco.org/county/em_2.asp
Public Health: http://www.netchd.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.pendoreilleco.org/county/solid_waste.asp

Pierce County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?nid=104
Public Health: http://www.tpchd.org/index.php
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=1544

San Juan County

Emergency Management: http://joomla.sanjuandem.net/
Public Health: http://www.sanjuanco.com/health/default.aspx
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.sanjuanco.com/publicworks/Haz_waste.aspx

Skagit County

Emergency Management: http://www.skagitcounty.net/Common/asp/default.asp?d=EmergencyManagement&c=General&p=main.htm
Public Health: http://www.skagitcounty.net/Common/asp/default.asp?d=Health&c=General&p=main.htm
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.skagitcounty.net/Common/Asp/Default.asp?d=PublicWorksSolidWaste&c=General&p=main.htm

Skamania County

Emergency Management: http://www.skamania-dem.org/
Public Health: http://www.skamaniacounty.org/community-health/homepage/public-health/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.skamaniacounty.org/public-works/homepage/solid-waste/household-hazardous-waste/

Snohomish County

Emergency Management: http://www1.co.snohomish.wa.us/Departments/Emergency_Management/
Public Health: http://www.snohd.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www1.co.snohomish.wa.us/Departments/Public_Works/Divisions/SolidWaste/hhwfacility.htm

Spokane County

Emergency Management: http://www.spokanecounty.org/emergencymgmt/content.aspx?c=2235
Public Health: http://www.srhd.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.solidwaste.org

Stevens County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.stevens.wa.us/sheriff/index.htm
Public Health: http://www.netchd.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.stevens.wa.us/publicwrks/Landfill/landfill.htm

Thurston County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/em/index.htm
Public Health: http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/default.htm
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehhm/hazmatls.html

Wahkiakum County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/depts/sheriff/DepartmentofEmergencyManagement.htm
Public Health: http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/depts/health/index.htm
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/depts/pw/index.htm

Walla Walla County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/Departments/EMD/index.shtml
Public Health: http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/departments/phd/index.shtml
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.walla-walla.wa.us/Departments/RECY/index.shtml

Whatcom County

Emergency Management: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/dem/prepare/prepare.jsp
Public Health: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/health/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/publicworks/solidwaste/hazard/toxics.jsp

Whitman County

Emergency Management: http://www.whitmancounty.org/Page.aspx?pn=Emergency+Management
Public Health: http://www.whitmancounty.org/page.aspx?pn=Public+Health
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.whitmancounty.org/ssi.aspx?ssid=29

Yakima County

Emergency Management: http://www.yakimacounty.us/oem/
Public Health: http://www.yakimahealthdistrict.org/
Household Hazardous Waste: http://www.yakimacounty.us/publicservices/solidwaste/hazardous_waste.asp