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!

Tickets go on sale June 1, 2018.

Upcoming Events:
June 9, 2018 - Community Day
June 12, 2018 - Scholarship Awards Ceremony
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" initiative.

Coming soon:
Alkaline Batteries - Location: Community Day (June 9)
Garden Products - Location: Washington Supply Company


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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.