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
The Clark County Green Business Program recognizes and celebrates the achievements of green businesses. Our businesses demonstrate that going green is not only good for the environment, it is also good for business's bottom line, improving employee morale, increasing operational efficiency and maintaining a positive public image.
Mar
31

Green Business Awards Spotlight

Each year, Clark County Public Health celebrates outstanding work of individuals, organizations and businesses by presenting six Green Awards to people and organizations representing different aspects of our community. The winners of these awards are dedicated to advancing sustainability and are inspiring change-makers in the community. Green ...
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Feb
25

Green Business Spotlight: Kindred Homestead Supply

Kindred Homestead Supply
Clark County's newest certified green business is Kindred Homestead Supply. Kindred is a brand-new store in downtown Vancouver that sells low-waste and sustainably made home goods, vintage items, and bulk products. Owner Alex Luna was inspired to open the store after taking the Clark County Master Composter Recycler (MCR) training class last year. ...
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Feb
02

Green Business Spotlight: Tetra Pak

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With over 50 manufacturing plants throughout the world, Tetra Pak Materials LP is a big company with big sustainability goals. Tetra Pak specializes in manufacturing packaging for food and liquid products such as milk, juice, and soup. Their Vancouver location first certified as a Clark County Green Business in 2012 and proudly shows off their Gree...
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Dec
30

Green Business Spotlight: Simply Thyme Catering

Simply Thyme Catering
 Simply Thyme Catering offers a full range of catering services to customers in the Vancouver and Portland metro area. They have the ability to prepare food for every occasion, including individual meals, corporate luncheons, large weddings and everything in between.  Based in Vancouver, Simply Thyme has been serving the local community f...
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Dec
03

Green Business Spotlight: Central Transfer Station

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Central Transfer Station is one of three transfer stations in Clark County. While their mission is to provide reliable and environmentally conscious waste and recycling services for county residents and businesses, Central Transfer has also adopted many green practices to ensure a safe and sustainable environment for their employees and customers C...
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