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Helping your community help small businesses
Businesses in Washington are often befuddled by all the hazardous waste requirements they face, but our Pollution Prevention Assistance program is here to help.
Tackling Toxics: Helping Joint Base Lewis-McChord replace toxic receipt paper
Ecology worked closely with Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) to reduce its use of toxic receipt paper. So far, the base has reduced phenol use on base by 460 pounds per year.
Replacing toxic products with safer alternatives
The majority of chemicals that seep into peoples' bodies and the environment come from the products we use every day, which is why Ecology created the Product Replacement Program.
Join us for Let's Talk About Hanford!
For our first topic in the series, we’re going to look at the history of the Hanford Site, starting before the government chose the area for plutonium production, through the end of World War II.
Let's talk about Hanford
We'll be holding a series of live events to have conversations with YOU about the Hanford site in Washington. First, though, here's an introduction to Hanford and these live events.
Cleaning up: Fieldwork at a beloved Bellingham waterfront park
How do you investigate a waterfront cleanup site that’s also a city park?
Tackling Toxics: How partnerships produced success at Founder’s Choice
Founder’s Choice Cabinets wanted to help the environment and improve their business practices. By turning to Ecology, it reduced its environmental impact and achieved cost savings as well.
Help us make food packaging safer in Washington
We’re working to find safer replacements for PFAS in six types of food packaging. Stakeholder and public input is crucial to the next assessment.
Better living through Green Chemistry
After nearly a century of manufacturing dangerous toxic chemicals, a new perspective in the field has emerged called "Green Chemistry."
Cleaning up Hanford: Much progress, a lot left to do
This is the last week on the job for Nuclear Waste Program Manager Alex Smith. Before Smith heads off to her next adventure, however, she reflected on her last five years heading the program.

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