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October 5 - November 5, 2020

Environmental Services Department

City of Tacoma

Environmental Services protects and restores natural resources, keeping our city clean, safe and livable through garbage and recycling pickup, wastewater treatment, household hazardous waste disposal, protection from stormwater pollution and much more. We believe everything we do supports healthy neighborhoods and a thriving Puget Sound, leaving a better Tacoma for all.

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Team Impact

  • up to
    54
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    65
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    disposable cups
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    3
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    321
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    10
    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    trees
    planted
  • up to
    415
    gallons of water
    have been saved

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  • October 11 at 1:20 PM
    Privilege is being in a place of ignorance not having to know about racisim in envrionmental activism.  Weforum.org states it is "a form of systemic racism whereby communities of colour are disproportionately burdened with health hazards through policies and practices that force them to live in proximity to sources of toxic waste such as...
  • October 10 at 8:52 PM
    Every day is a new day to stay excited about saving Orcas and keeping Puget Sound heathly.
  • October 9 at 10:29 AM
    I did not realize that Tacoma had so many food deserts! Thank you for your education today!
  • October 9 at 10:24 AM
    My Orca Recovery Day is going great! Shared a post on LinkedIn to recruit platform networks. 
  • October 9 at 8:51 AM
    I incorporate other "R's" into my lifestyle by using plastic tubs as storage containers. I repurpose glass jars. I repair my clothes. I recycle as much as I can. 
  • October 6 at 10:32 AM
    We watched the documentary "Artifishal" (https://www.patagonia.com/stories/artifishal/video-79192.html), which focused on the negative impacts of fish hatcheries and farmed fish on wild salmon (and other fish) populations, and by extension, all of the people and animals and ecosystems that suffer as a result.  

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