In 2021, the Hazardous Waste Management Program updated its comprehensive Management Plan, seeking public comment and input from community members around King County throughout the process. This is the approved and final plan.
This report recaps the second year of a pilot program between Haz Waste Program and our partner Mother Africa, a community-based organization, to raise awareness about the effects of using and disposing of household hazardous materials among immigrant and refugee families from Africa and the Middle East.
This report summarizes the Haz Waste Program and Sea Mar's work in 2021 to increase awareness of the hazards of using disinfectants in the Spanish-speaking immigrant community in King County and to teach safer ways of cleaning.
Investigating aluminum cookpots as a source of lead exposure in Afghan refugee children resettled in the United States
This study, appearing in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology and authored by staff from Hazardous Waste Management Program's Research Team, shows certain aluminum cookpots and pressure cookers could pose a serious health risk and expose people to lead, especially children.
AGENDAS AND MINUTES
Management Coordination Committee Meeting: May 2022 Agenda