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Construction begins on downtown alley lighting project

Beginning Tuesday, September 15, the City's contractor, Betschart Electrical Services LLC, will start construction of the Downtown Alley Lighting Project. Complimenting other City safety initiatives, this project will complete the installation of new LED lighting fixtures as well as the conversion of some existing lighting fixtures to LED in seven downtown alleys. The alleyways were chosen [...]

Construction begins on downtown alley lighting project 2017-03-04T23:54:31+00:00

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation!

Using water efficiently, even during the rainiest of Olympia months, is important to help protect our precious drinking water resources for generations to come. We are proud to report that Olympian's have exceeded our original 5% goal and have reduced their water consumption by almost 9% - that’s over 98 million gallons! If you haven't yet joined the efforts of [...]

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation! 2017-03-04T23:54:31+00:00

City of Tumwater Advances LED Lighting Project

The City of Tumwater is installing high efficiency light emitting diode (LED) streetlights. This is part of an energy savings project to replace 80% of the City's existing High Pressure Sodium streetlights. The high efficiency LED system saves electricity and reduces maintenance while providing significantly better light quality and has the added advantage of eliminating [...]

City of Tumwater Advances LED Lighting Project 2017-03-04T23:54:31+00:00

National Mayor’s Challenge For Water Conservation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date of Release:  April 1, 2015   Released by: Erin Conine, Water Conservation Program Coordinator 360.570.3793 [email protected]   Pledge to Conserve City of Olympia Mayor, Stephen Buxbaum, is joining mayors across the country in asking residents to make a commitment to conserve water by taking part in a national contest aimed at [...]

National Mayor’s Challenge For Water Conservation 2017-03-04T23:54:35+00:00

Thurston Energy launches new energy efficiency rebate offer for 5-county region

ColdCa$h for POW&R to benefit propane, oil & wood-heated homes, plus rentals in Thurston, Grays Harbor, Mason, Lewis & Pacific   January 9, 2015 – Thurston Energy has recently launched a new weatherization rebate, ColdCa$h for POW&R.  Designed specifically for homes that are heated with propane, oil or wood, and/or are rental homes, this rebate can help property [...]

Thurston Energy launches new energy efficiency rebate offer for 5-county region 2016-02-29T15:41:22+00:00

Community Input Needed on Plastic Bag Ordinances

Thurston County Solid Waste is seeking input on the bag ordinances that took effect July 1 in the cities of Tumwater, Olympia and Lacey, and the unincorporated areas of Thurston County.

Community Input Needed on Plastic Bag Ordinances 2017-03-04T23:54:35+00:00

Transit Agency Receives International Recognition for Environmental Leadership

Intercity Transit Gets Prestigious ISO 14001 Certification Olympia, WA - Intercity Transit, the public transportation agency for Thurston County, recently received International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001 certification for its significant environmental and sustainability efforts.

Transit Agency Receives International Recognition for Environmental Leadership 2017-03-04T23:54:35+00:00

Agency Receives Green Business Award

Olympia/Thurston County, WA – Intercity Transit recently received a top honor for its significant green business practices. The award was given by the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce Green Business Designation program at the Chamber’s April Forum event. The public transportation agency won the Green Business Award in the government category. It was recognized for [...]

Agency Receives Green Business Award 2017-03-04T23:54:35+00:00

Washington State Recycling Association Recognizes Three Local Programs

City of Olympia, Olympia School District, and Thurston County win 2014 recycling awards. Three out of the nine 2014 Washington State Recycling Association’s (WSRA) Recycler of the Year awards went to organizations here in Thurston County.

Washington State Recycling Association Recognizes Three Local Programs 2017-03-04T23:54:36+00:00