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Toxics Cleanup Program

 

Soil Sampling Brochures

Arsenic and lead pollute soil in many parts of Washington.  You can sample your own soil using Ecology’s brochures.  Sampling is not difficult and the tools you need can be found around the home.  See Ecology’s list of certified labs  to pick a place to send your samples.

  • General Information about Arsenic and Lead in Soil
  • Soil Sampling Guidance for Small Properties Where Children Play
  • Soil Safety Guidance for Small Properties Where Children Play

  • These brochures are for larger properties like parks and camps. Some parks and camps in Pierce and King Counties may qualify for the free Soil Safety Program!

  • Soil Sampling Guidance for  Large Properties Where Children Play
  • Soil Safety Guidance for  Large Properties Where Children Play