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Tackling Toxics: Aerospace Company transitions to safer vapor degreasing
The Pollution Prevention Resource Center collaborated with Ecology to help Valence Surface Technologies (also known as MAPSCO) to stop using a toxic chemical in their vapor degreasing operation.
Nutrient pollution modeling shows different futures for Puget Sound
This week, we shared our latest Salish Sea modeling results, which are moving us another step forward on regional efforts to reduce nutrients.
Towards a goal of zero spills
Ongoing improvements have built on a record of zero spills from cargo vessels in Puget Sound Ports. This approach helped lead marine safety improvements across the shipping spectrum.
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.
Clean Beaches Week:
Clean Beaches Week is held July 1 – 7, a time when beaches are especially vulnerable to more trash. Learn what you can do to help.
Reducing plastics in Washington
Plastic pollution is everywhere and poses a threat to human health, wildlife, and the environment .
Lasting state/industry partnership key to keeping state waters safe from oil spills
Strong partnerships between the state and industry is what prevents oil spills.
Pump Out, Don’t Dump Out - Help protect Puget Sound!
The Pump Out, Don't Dump Out campaign reminds boaters that Puget Sound is a No Discharge Zone and encourages them to pump out their boat sewage.

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