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

Spirit Tales of the Vancouver Barracks
Fri Sep 21 @ 7:00PM
Eatery at the Grant House
Steigerwald Lake NWR Bird Walk
Sat Sep 22 @ 7:00AM
Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Ridgefield NWR Guided Bird Walk
Sat Sep 22 @ 8:00AM
The Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
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Featured Event

Sat Sep 22 @10:00AM
Salmon Creek Park and Ride

Green News

September 14, 2018
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August 29, 2018
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August 20, 2018
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