Commitment to Air Quality and Energy Efficiency
The Port of Seattle's air quality program is part of an aggressive and systematic effort to make our facilities as efficient as possible. The port is committed to proactively working with regulatory agencies and community groups to reduce emissions from Sea-Tac Airport and Seaport operations. To reach or annual and long-term goals, the port is voluntarily implementing new and cleaner technologies years before regulatory mandates. Sustainable and responsible business practices are integral to the port's strategic business objectives.
learn about the green gateway supply chain
An in-depth look at the research and findings that demonstrates the Port of Seattle to be the most efficient location for imports from and exports to asia. more info.
Seattle offers the lowest carbon footprint for cargo shipped by sea from Asia to major markets in the Midwest and East Coast. That’s what makes us the Green Gateway for trade. This was determined by the "Carbon Footprint Study of the Asia to North America Intermodal Trade,"
(349 KB PDF) conducted by Herbert Engineering Corp., which looks at CO2e emissions of intermodal shipments from Asia to North American markets.