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Thurston Green Business News

News, updates, and announcements regarding Thurston County’s effort to promote green practices in our businesses and communities.

Olympia Offers Compost Collection and Free Waste Assessments to Businesses

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Thurston Green News|

What started as a pilot project in 2008, to see if Olympia businesses were interested in compost collection, turned into a successful Commercial Organics Program. The City of Olympia offers businesses within the city a [...]

Small Businesses Receive Energy Upgrades

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Thurston Green News|Tags: , , , |

Every year, Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Small Business Energy Efficiency and Outreach teams partner with local communities across the service area to help small businesses save energy and money. This past June, PSE partnered with [...]

Curb your Outdoor Water Waste and Green your Business

July 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

One way to green your business is to identify ways to be more efficient with your outdoor water use. Some steps that business owners can take include efficient landscape design, efficient outdoor maintenance, minimizing turf [...]

One Water – The Infinite Journey at WET Science Center Olympia Spring Arts Walk 2016

April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Olympia, WA – The LOTT Clean Water Alliance partnered with artist Carrie Ziegler of Earth Art to create an engaging and educational art piece about water for the WET Science Center. Ziegler teamed up with [...]

The Evergreen State College Partners with Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus

April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

ON March 28, 2016, The Evergreen State College launched a new partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car sharing program on campus, bringing Zipcar to Olympia for the [...]

Construction begins on downtown alley lighting project

September 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation!

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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