Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s 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.

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Green Blog

News about our community as it relates to the environment
Jan
20

Green Business Spotlight: Cascade Sprouts

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Cascade Sprouts is a family-owned urban indoor farm that grows microgreens without fertilizers or pesticides. They deliver to local restaurants and residents in the Vancouver-Portland metro area and sell at the local Vancouver Farmers Market. As of 2021, Cascade Sprouts is a certified Green Business. Cascade Sprouts aims to provide quality microgre...

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Dec
02

Green Business Spotlight: Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Hopworks Urban Brewery is proud to create exceptional beer and food with sustainable business practices that protect the planet and support the community. They have been a certified Green Business since 2017 and are one of only three breweries in Clark County to earn the certification. Founded in 2007 by Christian Ettinger, Hopworks Urban Brewery r...

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Jul
26

2021 Virtual Natural Garden Tour is Now Published!

Teapot Repurposed teapot featured in Marge and Ken Crouch's garden.

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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