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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Love Waste a Little Less This Valentine's Day

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This year Valentine's Day falls on a Friday, and that may be cause for celebration throughout the weekend. Whether you plan on buying gifts for your significant other, children, parents, friends, coworkers and/or pets; treating yourself to something special; or purchasing an "anti-Valentine's Day" gift, consider these ideas that cut down on waste:&...
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Dec
24

Resilient Recycler: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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After the holiday festivities end, Clark County Public Health urges residents to recycle their Christmas trees, rather than sending them to the landfill. Before trees are recycled, all lights, tinsel, wire, ornaments and stands must be removed. Flocked and artificial trees cannot be recycled and should be placed in the garbage.  Waste Connecti...
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Nov
26

Create New Waste-Free Holiday Traditions and Memories

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As we gather together to spend quality time with family and friends, keep in mind how you might be able to cut down on a little waste that is generated during the season. Here are some tips that emphasize the "reduce, reuse, recycle" mantra, and may help create new traditions and lasting memories:  Household waste in the U.S. increases by more...
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Sep
24

We're Abuzz about the Green Neighbors Birthday Party

We're Abuzz about the Green Neighbors Birthday Party
​We're getting old now, at least in bee years… Green Neighbors is about 1,450 bee years old or seven human years! The western honey bee lives about 150 days while the modern human can hope to live about 31,025 days, but besides the notable differences in lifespan, size, and our inability to fly, we actually have more in common with our buzzy buddie...
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Aug
20

Resilient Recycler: Forget Which Cart to Put Out on Collection Day?

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Do you catch yourself wondering out loud which cart has to go out to the curb? Is it recycling collection this week or yard debris? The annual calendar mailer is posted on the refrigerator, but sadly it doesn't send you reminders. RecycleRight App to the Rescue! Download the RecycleRight app to your Apple or Android smartphone or tablet for FREE! W...
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