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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Green Blog

News about our community as it relates to the environment
Jan
14

Volunteer at Pacific Park for MLK Day!

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"Anybody can be great, because anybody can serve." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Each year, the nation comes together to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service.  The Day of Service was designated in 1994 and is led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, who say, "MLK Day of Service is intended to ...
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Jan
06

Buying Clothing Can Be More Harmful Than You Think

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The average American throws away about 81 pounds of clothing every year, according to Environmental Protection Agency estimates. It can be tempting to buy new clothing often as cheap clothing is readily available, and the perception is that clothing can easily be passed on to someone else who needs it. However, the environmental cost of cheaply pro...
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Jan
02

Green Business Spotlight: C-TRAN

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We look forward to supporting this great program and collaborating with other members to further improve our own green practices. Eric Florip, C-TRAN Public Affairs Coordinator We're happy to welcome C-TRAN, the public transit agency serving Clark County, to the Green Business program!C-TRAN earned their Green Business certification by demonstratin...
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Jan
02

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps

How many DIY projects help you up-cycle old fabric into a trendy, reusable material that is a waste reduction essential? Sure, you can buy a set of beeswax wraps to replace plastic film for about $15 online or at the store, but it's easy and affordable to make your own at home. Plus it's a great way to use any fabric scraps you may have laying arou...
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Dec
24

Resilient Recycler: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

christmas-tree-in-snow Tips for recycling your Christmas tree
After the holiday festivities end, Clark County Public Health urges residents to recycle their Christmas trees, rather than sending them to the landfill.Before trees are recycled, all lights, tinsel, wire, ornaments and stands must be removed. Flocked and artificial trees cannot be recycled and should be placed in the garbage. Waste Connection...
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