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
Jul
15

Resilient Recycler - Safe Disposal of Sharps

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Over the last few years, Clark County's waste hauler Waste Connections has noticed a trend: an increase in the number of needles and medical sharps found in Clark County's waste and recycling in the fall months. When not correctly disposed of, sharps such as needles, intravenous (IV) tubing, scalpel blades, and lancets can be a major haza...
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Jul
02

Green Business Spotlight: Wager Audio

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Wager Audio provides audio visual equipment rental, full service event production and everything in between. Whether you need a mic for a backyard gathering or are producing one of Vancouver's largest events, they have the ability to meet your needs. In the last year they supported over 600 events! Did you attend the Clark County Recycled Arts Fest...
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Jun
26

YOU can help stop plastic pollution! Join the challenge!

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Stop by the Green Programs booth at the Clark County Recycled Arts Festival June 29-30 at Esther Short Park to sign up for the pledge - when you sign up, you'll get a prize! In March, 265 Clark County residents participated in the WasteBusters Challenge to reduce waste by pledging to take their own reusable bag to the store, use a reusable coffee c...
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Jun
21

Urban Gypsum Recycling

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​ ​What is gypsum? ​ ​ From the drywall in our homes to our toothpaste, gypsum is all around us! Gypsum is a common mineral found in sedimentary rock. It is non-toxic and has many uses. Gypsum is commonly known as a soil amendment essential to organic farms because it improves soil health and increases the amount of nutrients the plants can absorb....
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May
30

Green Business Spotlight: Fortside Brewing Company

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Craft beer and the environment ​. These are two things that Pacific Northwest is known for (if you couldn't already tell by all the hiking trails and brew pubs). Because of this, we would love to talk about Fortside Brewing Company in Vancouver: a local craft brewery with a talent for sustainability. Fortside opened in 2015 and earned Green Bu...
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