Beyond plastic

To spare birds, fish and other wildlife from the harm caused by plastic pollution, we’re raising our voices for a world with less single-use plastic products.

Maybe you’ve seen the video of a sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck in its nose, or the headlines about whales washing ashore with stomachs full of plastic. With so much plastic pollution floating in the ocean, it’s too easy for wildlife to mistake it for food — and too often, they pay the price with their lives. The good news is that more people, communities, states and companies are moving away from the single-use plastics we don’t even need. Because after all, nothing we use for a few minutes should pollute our environment and threaten wildlife for hundreds of years.

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Scientists have found plastic fragments in 44% of all seabird species, 43% of all marine mammal species and 100% of sea turtle species.

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ReWRAP Act Lobby Day

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ReWRAP Act Lobby Day

Washingtonians overwhelmingly want producer funded recycling and waste reduction solutions like HB 2049.

Environment Washington 2024 Program Agenda

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Environment Washington 2024 Program Agenda

Washington’s natural wonders enrich our lives in countless ways. Here are our Environment Washington's program priorities for 2024 to protect Washington's air, water, and special places.

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Our wild planet is calling on you this Earth Day

From buzzing bees to howling wolves, and from ancient forests to sprawling coastlines, our natural world is a gift that keeps on giving. Will you donate today to help keep it that way?

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