In 2021, the Hazardous Waste Management Program updated its comprehensive Management Plan, seeking public comment and input from community members around King County throughout the process. This is the approved and final plan.
This report summarizes the Haz Waste Program and Sea Mar's work in 2021 to increase awareness of the hazards of using disinfectants in the Spanish-speaking immigrant community in King County and to teach safer ways of cleaning.
Investigating aluminum cookpots as a source of lead exposure in Afghan refugee children resettled in the United States
This study, appearing in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology and authored by staff from Hazardous Waste Management Program's Research Team, shows certain aluminum cookpots and pressure cookers could pose a serious health risk and expose people to lead, especially children.
AGENDAS AND MINUTES
Management Coordination Committee Meeting: May 2022 Agenda
In 2022, the Haz Waste Program plans to deliver services to King County residents and businesses at a total cost of $21,831,885. This Work Plan describes the work that will be done in each line of business.
This journal article describes our alternatives assessment of automotive basecoats. We conclude that waterborne products offer numerous health and environmental advantages over solventborne paints and are safer alternatives. [Project: Autopaint]