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
May
06

Green Awards Champions

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This Earth Day, Clark County Public Health celebrated the 2022 Green Awards honoring community leaders in environmental sustainability. The annual event highlights the accomplishments of community members and businesses and celebrates their commitment to reducing harmful environmental impacts, educating others, and giving back t...

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Apr
25

National Public Health Week

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Throughout the month of April, Clark County Public Health has been celebrating Public Health as an extension of National Public Health Week (April 4-10). Clark County Public Health's Facebook page is currently sharing information about all the different programs offered by the department. What is public health?  Clark County Public Health...

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Apr
01

2022 Food Waste Prevention Week

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Food waste is a global concern in which cities, states and organizations across the country are coming together to offer helpful hints in wasting less. Clark County Public Health is participating in Food Waste Prevention week April 4-8, 2022. Hosted by Save the Food Florida, their mission is "to support a healthier environment and help families sav...

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Feb
23

2022 WasteBusters Challenge: Food Waste Prevention Edition

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Washington generates more than one million tons of food waste annually. Food waste has increasing environmental impacts on a local, national and international stage. In 2018, the Washington Department of Ecology recorded 479,428 tons of wasted edible food, an increase of almost 100,000 tons from 2015. The Washington Department of Ecology's Use...

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Dec
30

What you should know about the Washington Single-use Serviceware Law

What you should know about the Washington Single-use Serviceware Law

The Washington Department of Ecology is changing the way restaurants and businesses distribute single-use items. Beginning January 1, 2022, the Washington Statewide Food Serviceware Law will ban restaurants from providing single-use items without verbal consent from the customer.  Which single-use items are included in the law? This graphic de...

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