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
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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Jun
04

Become a VIP: Volunteer Invasives Patroller!

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Be Proactive!   You can help protect the local environment by becoming an Invasive Species Citizen Scientist. This project may be suitable for interested middle and high school students and adults from all walks of life. No prior experience necessary. Get trained, collect data, report your results, and make a difference! Invasiv...
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May
27

Apply to be a Clark Green Biz AmeriCorps Member!

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Clark County Green Business is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2021! As my time as a Green Business AmeriCorps member comes to a close, I reflect on everything I learned and accomplished over the past year. Through this position, I have received the opportunity to work with members of the community, stakeholders, attend trainings, and lead e...
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Apr
19

Language Options Expanded for the RecycleRight Tool

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We are excited to share that the RecycleRight Tool now offers six language choices. Users have the option to read information in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Russian and Vietnamese. These language options are available because of Google Translate and are meant to reflect the languages spoken within the community. View the layout for language ...
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Mar
26

Green Neighbor of the Year: Ellen Ives

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Ellen Ives is the recipient of the 2021 Clark County Green Neighbor of the Year award. Meg Johnson, her friend, coworker and nominator, draws inspiration from her and stated, "Ellen Ives is a sustainability goddess among mortals. She eats, lives, and breathes environmental sustainability into the world. She's a 65 year young mother, grandmother, ed...
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