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Two South Lake Union cleanups to make room for commercial space and affordable housing

Dec. 6 blog – The public is invited to comment on cleanup plans for two South Lake Union sites.

New law will reduce the use of single-use utensils, condiments, straws beginning Jan. 1

Dec. 6 news release – On Jan. 1, a new law will require restaurants to stop automatically adding single-use food service items like utensils and condiments to food orders and let customers decide which items they want.

Nutrient pollution modeling shows different futures for Puget Sound

Dec. 1 news release – Wastewater treatment plants will start controlling nutrient pollution with our new permit. 

New standard paves way for more clean vehicles

Nov. 29 blog – New rules taking effect in 2024 will make more electric vehicles available to Washington buyers.

Ecology Awards program provides money to schools for compliance with new laws

Nov. 24 news release – The Waste Not Washington Awards program offers schools up to $5,000 to pay for compliance with new waste reduction laws.

Critter of the Month: Dark got you down? Shine a little light with the lamp shells

Nov. 23 blog – It's that special time of year when feel like we dwell in darkness 24 hours a day. Let’s shed a little light on the gloom with this month’s critter group: the lamp shells..

$84,000 to 20 waste reduction projects

Nov. 22 blog – Through the Waste Not Washington program, we awarded more than $84,000 to 20 waste reduction projects.

You can help make products safer from toxics

Nov. 19 blog – Did you know there are thousands of chemicals in consumer products that scientists never tested for potential harms? The good news is our Safer Products for WA program is doing something about it.

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