Washington Department of Ecology

From mercury to motor vehicles to multi-layer packaging, Full Circle is proud to support our home state’s leading environmental agency. Of particular note is our work with the Department of Ecology, in partnership with EPA Region 10, to undertake research, stakeholder engagement, and policy development regarding auto-shred residue.  Also of note is our groundbreaking work researching plastic packaging flows in the state in the context of producer responsibility policy solutions.

Full Circle staff also served in partnership with prime contractor EcoLights Northwest as the state’s implementation team for the legislated Mercury-Containing Lights Plan.

In David Stitzhal’s long-term role as coordinator of the Northwest Product Stewardship Council, he worked regularly with Ecology staff who serve on the Council’s steering committee and product-specific subcommittees.

Related Projects

Plastic Packaging Management, Evaluation, & Assessment

The 2019 Washington State Legislature found that unwanted products should be managed with priority on prevention and reduction, followed by recycling and reuse, before energy

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Mercury-Containing Lights Product Stewardship Plan Implementation

As twisted and winding as the coils of a compact fluorescent bulb is the path that has brought us to the current state of Washington’s

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Auto Shred Residue: Stakeholder Engagement and Market Development

In this multi-year project, Full Circle’s Eden Mack and David Stitzhal have supported efforts by the WA State Department of Ecology and Region 10 EPA

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Northwest Product Stewardship Council Coordination

This NW institution has long demonstrated the creativity and effectiveness of local and state government to originate, refine and bring to life the critical policy

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