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
Sep
29

Green Business Spotlight: Niche Wine Bar

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In 2013, Niche Wine Bar became one of the first certified Green Businesses in downtown Vancouver. From the very beginning Leah Jackson, owner of Niche, has modeled green business principles and made every effort to incorporate thoughtful elements into her business that minimize the wine bar's environmental footprint. Take-out and dine-in optio...
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Sep
28

Is it safe to eat produce exposed to smoke and ash from wildfires?

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With the recent wildfires in Washington, Oregon and California, public health experts have urged the public to take precautions against hazardous air quality. Naturally, residents are interested in knowing if eating from these areas means they are consuming the same toxins they had been told to avoid breathing—a concern that will only grow in areas...
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Sep
25

Free Leaf Disposal Coupon 2020

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Autumn is arriving and the leaves are falling. Remember that while removing leaves from your lawn can be an important step in keeping your grass healthy, where those leaves end up matters. Leaves in the street can clog storm drains, which leads to flooding. Keep our neighborhoods safe and clean by taking advantage of free leaf disposal from October...
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Aug
28

Green Business Spotlight: LSW Architects

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Located in downtown Vancouver, LSW Architects is an architectural firm that prioritizes sustainability, health, and safety in every project they do. Some of their projects include Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, Gaiser Hall at Clark College, and the Witherspoon and Sons Building. After a green team was formed to identify successe...
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Aug
26

Shred Junk Mail at the Source

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On average, US adults receive 16 pieces of junk mail a week, compared to only 1.5 personal letters, according to Ocean Futures Society. Junk mail is prolific, more than 4 million tons of unsolicited bulk mail is produced in the United States annually. It takes a lot of resources to generate that volume of bulk mail; it's around 100 million trees wo...
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