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.
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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Oct
01

Green Business Spotlight: Vance Family Soy Candles

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Vance Family Soy Candles makes and sells sustainable, GMO-free, soy candles in American-made containers. They have been a certified Green Business since 2012. Owner Amy Vance was inspired to create naturally scented candles because of her own struggles with asthma, which is triggered by synthetic fragrances. Amy is committed to prioritizing health,...

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Aug
31

Green Business Spotlight: Field + Floral Design

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Field + Floral Design is Clark County's newest certified Green Business. They create arrangements, wrapped bouquets and wreaths made from flowers and other flora grown on a farm near Vancouver Lake. A local standout for sustainable practices, Field + Floral Design is part of a movement to rethink norms and reduce the negative environmental and soci...

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Jul
30

Green Business Spotlight: Columbia Credit Union

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As one of the original members of Clark County Green Business, Columbia Credit Union has been a pioneer in sustainability for years. It has been honored with multiple awards, including Best in Business from the Vancouver Business Journal and The Columbian's Best of Clark County. Passionate about environmental stewardship long before becoming a cert...

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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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