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 - We'll be selling House Tour tickets, produce bags, and reusable straws.
September 22, 2018 - Household Hazardous Waste Day
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 - FULL. Thank you!
Alkaline Batteries - Location: Washington Farmers' Market - FULL. Thank you!
Oral Care Products - Location: First Congregational Church of Washington
Shoes & Footwear - Location: Washington Town Hall
Art Supplies - Location: After School Arts Program

Are you a local business that would like to host one of our ZWW boxes? Email us at 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.