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
11

13th Annual Recycled Arts Festival - Insider Inclusive

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Why should you go to the Recycled Arts Festival? The Art! Of course, why else would you go to a "Recycled Arts Festival?" We have over 130 vendors all specialized in working with recycled materials. Don't miss the Sculpture Garden where you can vote for your favorite entry. Come be inspired and find a few treasures to take home. Procession of the S...
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Oct
26

HeLa High School Volunteer Group at Pacific Park

We are thrilled to have a group of students from the Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School (HeLa High) volunteering at the Pacific Park this school year! HeLa is a small high school within the Evergreen School District focusing on specialty education in health and biosciences. The volunteer group, HeLa Environmental Educators and Activi...
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Jul
31

Volunteer Spotlight: Barb Rider

Barb Rider is one of our many dedicated Master Composter Recycler volunteers, winning the 2016 MCR of the Year award! Last year she volunteered over 120 hours of her time to managing the compost demonstration site and spreading her wide breadth of knowledge of composting and recycling. She has been an MCR volunteer since 2010 and leads many compost...
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Jul
31

August Green Business of the Month

Columbia Springs is a non-profit and environmental education center that offers youth and adult education programs, and it's a place where you can enjoy walking trails, wildlife viewing and connecting with the natural world. A certified Clark County Green Business since 2015, staff members at Columbia Springs not only educate the public about the e...
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Jun
02

Help Wanted for the Recycled Arts Festival

We need volunteers!  The Recycled Arts Festival is not possible without the help of our volunteers.  Be an important part of this great community event!  Volunteer for a shift (or two) and get a festival t-shirt, water bottle and, if you work at least 3 hours, you'll get a voucher for lunch at one of our food carts!  To see what...
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