Picture taken by Kim Clark, 2009

Hazardous Waste & Toxics Reduction

Home and Neighborhood 

Protect Your Health and Your Environment

  • Toxic Free Tips offers resources for households, schools, pet owners, and others. Learn about toxic chemicals and hazardous substances. Protect the environment and your health.
  • Sustainability provides inspiration and information about some of the steps that we at Ecology are taking to foster sustainable communities and natural resources within our state.
  • Beyond Waste is the state's plan for reducing and eliminating solid and dangerous waste over the next 30 years.
  • How to Report Environmental Problems¬† If you see a spill or other environmental problem, we encourage you to report it. The sooner Ecology knows about an incident, the quicker we can act to reduce damages to our environment and protect sensitive natural resources.
  • Be Ready for a Flood - Manage Your Hazardous Materials offers information on preparation and cleanup.
  • Mercury Learn more about mercury and what Washington state is doing to protect people and the environment from this potent poison.

Know Your Neighborhood

Searchable Databases

  • Ecology's Facility/Site System on the Web The Facility/Site Identification System contains key information for each facility/site that is currently, or has been, of interest to Ecology.
  • Fertilizer Database What's in that fertilizer? Ecology's Fertilizer Database provides information on waste-derived fertilizers that are registered for distribution and available to consumers in Washington State. 
  • Hazardous Waste Facility Search Search a statewide listing of all hazardous waste facilities in a database.

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