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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Building Environmental Equity

September 20, 2016 No Comments

Ever moved to a new city and experienced how disorienting it can be? Now imagine you’re in a new country with a new language and everything is different.

ECOSS’ New Arrivals Environmental Orientation Program helps immigrants and refugees bridge the knowledge and cultural gaps they face in their new home.

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Summer Socializing

September 8, 2016 No Comments

ECOSS hosted a summer social back in June at Pyramid Alehouse and Brewery.

There was a lot of talent and history in the room, including business members who’ve partnered with ECOSS since the early days and all three of our executive directors.

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