King County Environmental Purchasing Program - http://www.metrokc.gov/procure/green/program.htm
The King County Environmental Purchasing Program provides county personnel with information and technical assistance to help them identify, evaluate and purchase economical and effective environmentally preferable products and services.
Metroactive: “Going Green: Untangling the Ridiculously Obvious yet Alarmingly Complex Ideas behind Sustainability” - http://www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/07.17.03/green-0329.html
This article delves into the idea of sustainability, highlighting how many environmental issues, such as food, water and shelter, are interwoven.
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency - http://www.pscleanair.org/
A regional agency, chartered by state law, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency works in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Washington State Department of Ecology. They cover King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties and work to ensure that all people have clean air to breathe by enforcing rules and encouraging individuals to adopt air-friendly practices.
Sustainable Style Foundation - http://sustainablestyle.org
The Sustainable Style Foundation is an international, member-supported nonprofit organization created to provide information, resources and innovative programs that promote sustainable living and design. The site provides useful and up-to-date information and resources for both design professionals and consumers so they may more easily incorporate sustainability into their work and lives.
SustainLane Government - http://www.sustainlane.us
SustainLane is dedicated to empowering consumers, businesses and governments to go green. The site provides access to best practices regarding sustainability for states and local governments. The knowledge base is now open to the public, so you may search and browse sustainability best practices if you’re a government practitioner or a citizen.
Tilth Producers - http://tilthproducers.org
Tilth Producers of Washington, a Chapter of Washington Tilth Association, is the premier organic farming and sustainable agriculture organization of Washington State. A membership organization of more than 400 Washington growers, Tilth Producers fosters and promotes ecologically sound, sustainable agriculture in the interest of environmental preservation, human health and social equity.
Washington Environmental Council - http://wecprotects.org/Home
Washington Environmental Council is a strong voice for the environment at the state level. They seek to protect Washington's environment and natural heritage for current and future generations by advocating for improved state protections and better enforcement of existing laws.
Washington State Recycling Association - http://www.wsra.net
The Washington State Recycling Association supports the recycling industry and promotes recycling in Washington State. WSRA is a nonprofit and membership is open to all interested parties. Offerings include bi-monthly newsletters, quarterly workshops, an annual recycling conference, Recycler of the Year awards and legislative advocacy.