Think Green. Act Green.

The Washington Environmental Council (WEC) is a 501 (c)3 domestic not-for-profit corporation based in Washington, Connecticut. Since its founding in 1971, the Council’s mission has been to be an advocate for and provide leadership in maintaining, protecting and enhancing the environmental quality of the Town of Washington and the surrounding area. 


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Farm & House Tour

Get ready to reserve your tickets for WEC's exclusive Farm & House Tour coming up September 29, 2018!

Upcoming Events:
Summer Saturdays: WEC at the Washington Farmers' Market - Bring your alkaline batteries! We'll also be selling produce bags, reusable straws and WEC totes. (Please tape the ends of batteries!)
June 21, 2018 - WEC Presentation at Washington Garden Club "Bag It" Screening
                             6:00 p.m. at Rumsey Auditorium
September 29, 2018 - Farm & House Tour

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Zero Waste Washington

Thanks to a generous grant from the Khurshed Bhumgara Fund, WEC was able to launch its "Zero Waste Washington" (ZWW) initiative.

Available Now:
Garden Products - Location: Washington Supply Company
Alkaline Batteries - Location: Washington Farmers' Market

IMPORTANT: PLEASE TAPE THE ENDS OF YOUR BATTERIES (any kind of tape) TO PREVENT CURRENT TRANSFER.

Are you a local business that would like to host one of our ZWW boxes? Email us at info@wec-ct.org with your ideas!

 
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Environmental Scholarships

WEC distributes thousands  in scholarships each year to students pursuing an environmental degree or seeking to attend environmental summer programs. We also offer a sponsorship to the Pratt summer camp.