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
30

Green Business Spotlight: Columbia Credit Union

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As one of the original members of Clark County Green Business, Columbia Credit Union has been a pioneer in sustainability for years. It has been honored with multiple awards, including Best in Business from the Vancouver Business Journal and The Columbian's Best of Clark County. Passionate about environmental stewardship long before becoming a cert...
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Jul
26

2021 Virtual Natural Garden Tour is Now Published!

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The virtual 2021 Natural Garden Tour is now published! For 16 years, the public has been invited to visit inspiring residential gardens that skip the use of toxic chemicals and encourage natural gardening techniques. Similar to 2020, this year's virtual offering allows visitors to visit all 13 local gardens which are maintained using earth-friendly...
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Jul
01

Green Business Spotlight: Thatcher's Coffee

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Congratulations to Thatcher's Coffee! July marks their 11-year anniversary. As a certified green business for several years, Jamie Erdman believes part of her obligation as a business owner is to make the community better at every opportunity. From composting to reducing plastic bag liners, Thatcher's Coffee works hard to foster sustainable habits ...
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Jun
15

Apply to be a Green Neighbors AmeriCorps Member!

Apply to be a Green Neighbors AmeriCorps Member! Bee pollinating purple flowers. Photo by Shannon Hunter.
Clark County Green Neighbors is seeking AmeriCorps applicants! Serving as an AmeriCorps member this past year was an accessible way for me to gain environmental work experience. I have had the opportunity to grow professionally as a Clark County Solid Waste Environmental Outreach team member conducting waste reduction outreach to residents. Check o...
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Jun
04

Become a VIP: Volunteer Invasives Patroller!

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Be Proactive!   You can help protect the local environment by becoming an Invasive Species Citizen Scientist. This project may be suitable for interested middle and high school students and adults from all walks of life. No prior experience necessary. Get trained, collect data, report your results, and make a difference! Invasiv...
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