April 2012 UPDATE - Due to state budget cuts, the Toxic Free Tips e-mail and phone services have been discontinued. This website was updated in April 2012 and contains useful information about toxic products and safer alternatives that are available.
For information about chemical hazards in your community, phone 1-800-633-7585, and press “2”.
Toxic Free Tips is an information resource for households, schools, and workers. Toxic Free Tips and the Washington Department of Ecology do not endorse any product, business, or political cause. Our goal is to provide you with current, high-quality information so that you can stay informed and make safer choices about toxics in everyday products.
TOXIC CHEMICALS AND HAZARDS
A-Z list of toxic hazards, plus links to possible health effects.
Information about products and safer alternatives.
RECYCLING AND SAFE WASTE DISPOSAL
Where and what you can recycle. Also, contacts for your local household hazardous waste program.
SAFER SCHOOLS AND CHILDREN
Protect kids from toxics where they live, learn, and play. Fun learning activities for children.
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Research, publications, and policy resources about toxics in your environment.
The impact of toxics on communities and funds available to protect them.
FLOOD AND STORM CLEANUP
Tips to manage hazardous products in your home in case of a flood.
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