Recycling and reducing waste

Reducing waste and recycling is a goal of Ecology's Solid Waste Management program. Waste management relies on partnerships between state and local governments and the private sector. County governments and local health departments develop solid waste regulations and management plans, and we support them with technical assistance and guidance.
Reducing waste and recycling is a goal of Ecology's Solid Waste Management program. Waste management relies on partnerships between state and local governments and the private sector. County governments and local health departments develop solid waste regulations and management plans, and we support them with technical assistance and guidance.

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Ecology Food Center reduces waste and connects people to healthy food

The Center for Sustainable Food Management launched on January 1st and is planning an action packed 2024, including Washington's first statewide food waste prevention campaign.

Meet the students clearing litter from Washington highways

72 Central Washington teens are making a difference this summer, one piece of litter at a time, through the Ecology Youth Corps. Let's get to know some of them and what they've accomplished.

New report explores nutrient trading in Puget Sound

Join our virtual Puget Sound Nutrient Forum on July 25 for a presentation on nutrient trading in Puget Sound. 

Get ready to apply for a Public Participation Grant
Have an idea for reducing waste or pollution in your neighborhood? A new application round of Public Participation Grants is about to begin! Grants are worth up to $60,000 a year for up to two years.
The trash-climate connection: what you need to know
We are taking steps to protect the climate by reducing methane emissions from landfills. But what is methane, and how is it connected to trash and climate?
Vamos a #PrepararnosparaelHumoJuntos Junio 13-17
Prepárese para #SmokeReadyTogether este año y ayude a prevenir incendios forestales con estos consejos.
Earth Day 2022: Less is more
Invest in our planet is the theme for Earth Day 2022. We're investing in the planet by taking out and keeping out litter, plastics, and food waste.
30 ways to reduce food waste in Washington
The Use Food Well Washington Plan holds 30 recommendations to reduce food waste and create a more resilient food system.
$84,000 to 20 waste reduction projects
Through the Waste Not Washington program, we awarded more than $84,000 to 20 waste reduction projects.
Food waste reduction plan holds economic, social, and environmental benefits
The draft Use Food Well Washington Plan is a roadmap to reaching the state’s goals of cutting food waste in half by 2030. The draft plan is now available to the public for review and comment.

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