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

Call us
(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

Battle Ground Farmers Market
Thu Aug 16 @ 3:00PM
Courtyard of Battle Ground Village
Don't Drip and Drive
Thu Aug 16 @ 4:00PM
Hopworks Urban Brewery
You Can! Food Preservation Classes
Thu Aug 16 @ 6:00PM
Heritage Farm
  • Resilient Recycler: Battery Anxiety at MRFs

    "Battery fires an 'existential threat' for industry" "Lithium-ion batteries exploding from improper disposal" "Massive fire at recycling facility sparked by lithium-ion battery" These are just a few headlines from July showing the rising anxiety surrounding battery fires at recycling centers known as Material Recovery Facilities, or MRFs. When batt...

  • Volunteer Spotlight: An Oasis of Dedication with Laura Heldreth

    Laura Heldreth, 2018 Master Gardener of the Year Every year, the Master Gardeners of Clark County select one of their volunteers to highlight for their efforts in the community. This year the honor was bestowed upon Laura Heldreth. Laura teaches many classes on gardening at Clark College through the Master Gardener program, she maintains a gardenin...

Featured Event

Pomes and Stones — Grow Your Own Tree Fruit
Sat Aug 18 @10:00AM
Bud van Cleve Community Room

Green News

August 01, 2018
"Battery fires an 'existential threat' for industry" "Lithium-ion batteries ...
July 23, 2018
Clark County is lucky enough to be surrounded by an abundance of fresh crops. Don't miss out on the ...
July 20, 2018
A closer look at contamination at the West Vancouver Materials Recovery Center​by Eric StrickerWhat...
July 17, 2018
The iconic chasing arrows logo of recycling was designed by Gary Anderson as ...