Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Contact Details

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(360) 397-2121 x4352
Household Hazardous Waste
Virtually every home contains products that can be potentially hazardous to people, pets, or wildlife. Learn about safe usage, storage, and disposal here.
Master Composter/Recycler Program
Do you want to join a team of sustainability ambassadors in our community? Train to become a Master Composter/Recycler and share your knowledge with neighbors and community groups.
Recycled Arts Festival
Visit the hippest, most eco-conscious festival of the year and see for yourself how people are giving new life to items that were landfill-bound.
Recycling Done Right
Plastic bags and glass are a problem in the blue recycling cart. We need your help! Because you put a lot of effort into recycling, we want to help you do it right.
Electronics Recycling
Did you know you can recycle your old tv instead of hauling it to the dump? There are lots of options in Clark County to reuse or recycle— check our Recycle A–Z widget to find out how!

Upcoming Events

Harvest Party
Tue Oct 16 @ 4:00PM
Clark County Food Bank
Ridgefield Habitat Restoration Wednesday
Wed Oct 17 @ 9:00AM
River 'S' Unit - Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge
Hike & Stitch at Beacon Rock State Park, WA
Wed Oct 17 @ 9:30AM
Beacon Rock State Park
  • Resilient Recycler: What “Wood” You Do?

    It might seem intuitive that wood should be included with your mixed recyclables along with paper and cardboard because – well – they are all derived from trees. However, putting wood in Big Blue with your mixed recycling harms the entire recycling system and here is why: The paper materials we include in our recycling carts have been manufactured ...

  • There's nothing spookier than holiday waste

    The air is crisp, the rain is falling, and Halloween is calling. For most Americas this involves candy-bingeing and costume-buying, and ultimately prepares us for the mass consumerism that lasts through Christmas. Last year, Americans spent $9.1 billion on Halloween alone, making 2017 a record-setting year of holiday spending. But if we stop to thi...

Featured Event

Shredding Event
Sat Oct 20 @10:00AM
Our Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Green News

October 12, 2018
It might seem intuitive that wood should be included with your mixed recyclab...
October 11, 2018
The air is crisp, the rain is falling, and Halloween is calling. For most Americ...
October 04, 2018
Green Neighbors turns 6 this October... And we want you to celebrate with us! We're very excit...
October 02, 2018
We all know how complicated things can get when ...

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