Our Mission

ECOSS is a nonprofit organization that encourages urban redevelopment and a healthy environment by providing education, resources and technical assistance to diverse businesses and communities in the Puget Sound region.

Everyone can make a difference –ECOSS leads industry, small businesses, communities and government to practical and sustainable environmental solutions. We deliver strategies and results in stormwater compliance, pollution prevention, energy efficiency and recycling.

Our international staff speak more than a dozen languages and work with Asian, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander, African and Latino communities. More than two decades of experience and cultural depth make ECOSS a leader in multicultural environmental outreach and engagement.



  • Environmental Equity
  • Resource Conservation
  • Stormwater Solutions


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A Healthy Environment Speaks All Languages

December 14, 2016 No Comments

Sophorn Sim’s living room was packed. Children sprawled out on the rug and every couch cushion and chair was filled as the group faced the projector screen. It read:

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Your Support Bridges Gaps

November 29, 2016 No Comments

Allan arrived here after living in a plastic hut in a refugee camp in Nepal from the age of 2 to 18. He and his family were driven from their country in the 1990s. Generous donations made it possible for ECOSS to hire Allan.

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