Reducing toxic chemicals

Ecology enforces state regulations on toxic chemicals in products, educates the public about these chemicals, and develops policies to reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals whenever possible.
Ecology enforces state regulations on toxic chemicals in products, educates the public about these chemicals, and develops policies to reduce or eliminate the use of toxic chemicals whenever possible.

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The endless benefits of product transparency
You shouldn’t need a Ph.D. in toxicology to buy your products. That’s where product transparency and its seemingly endless benefits come in.
Tackling Toxics: Aerospace company boosts production while reducing environmental impact
Production Plating Industries, an aerospace product finishing company in Mukilteo, redesigned the floorplan in their plating area to increase production and enhance their customer base.
Ecology and partners to host workshop on responding to battery fires
Lithium Battery Seminar at the Spokane Fire Department’s training center.
Tackling Toxics: Romac Industries reworks production line to reduce dangerous waste
Romac Industries surface-finishes stainless steel parts. Unfortunately, this process generates about 32 tons of waste annually. That’s when they called Ecology’s Lean/Green program.
How to replace hazardous lights in Washington schools
By filling out an application and verifying that it meets the criteria, Reardan High School recently qualified for up to $10,000 to remove, dispose of, and replace 30 old light ballasts.
Partnerships fuel removal of toxic tires from Washington’s waters
Removing waste tires from Washington's waters is a complex, long-term issue. But we can start tackling parts of the problem now. Learn about two of our grant recipients working on tire removal.
We’re on the move: Launching the next Safer Products for Washington phase
We’re gearing up to develop rules for the first Safer Products for Washington cycle, and we hope you will continue to be involved.
Su lugar en la mesa de Productos más Seguros de Washington
Los Departamentos de Ecología y Salud están combinando esfuerzos para reducir sustancias toxicas en productos al consumidor, bajo el programa Productos más Seguros de Washington.
Your seat at the Safer Products for Washington table
Nearly 400 people filled out the Safer Products for Washington survey, and 95% of those people said yes, I am concerned about harmful chemicals in consumer products.
Help us tackle our new plan to reduce exposure to phthalates
Ecology is working with stakeholders to make a plan to reduce exposure to phthalates, and we need your input.

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