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
Aug
03

Green Business Spotlight: Barnick Chiropractic

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Barnick Chiropractic, located in Salmon Creek, is a small chiropractic care office with some big sustainability goals. Their services include injury care, massage therapy, spinal rehabilitation, and nutrition support. Certified in 2015, they have continued to make incremental changes and improvements to reduce their environmental impact while keepi...
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Jul
06

Green Business Spotlight: Pacific Cascade Corporation

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 Pacific Cascade Corporation is the most recent addition to the Clark County Green Business Program. As one of the largest parking supply companies in North America, this Vancouver-based company and their subsidiaries offer a full array of parking and traffic enforcement products. Customers include public and private parking facilities, valet ...
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Jun
01

It's the Perfect Time to Try Container Gardening

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Soil + Plants + Container = Container Gardening! Have you always wanted to grow your own food but lack the space? Maybe unwilling to commit the time and resources required in traditional gardening. The good news is there is a simpler way to grow food at home, and no back yard required! A balcony or porch, a small patch of s...
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May
08

Put Your Extra Cardboard Boxes to Good Use!

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Shipping Boxes Galore! Most of us do some amount of online shopping these days, and some of us do a whole lot. The most sustainable practice is to reduce the amount of shopping you do, and the most sustainable way you can shop is to buy durable products that are locally produced and sold. However, if you are going to shop online there are some...
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May
04

Connect with Nature!

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Oblivious to our current situation, the spring season marches on. The days are longer, the birds are returning and flowers are in bloom. Staying active and appreciating nature can be healing for your mind and body, but you don't even have to venture as far as the local park to welcome spring. One way to stay connected to nature and witness the...
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