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
Feb
06

Cut Down on Waste and Save Money with Sustainable Menstruation Products

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A 2016 global survey conducted by Clue, a women's health app, and the International Women's Health Coalition, an advocacy group, found that there are more than 5,000 different slang/euphemistic expressions and phrases for periods. Whatever phrase you choose to use, it doesn't change the fact that disposable feminine products generate more than 200,...

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Feb
05

WasteBusters 2020: What does our waste say about us?

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Have you been looking for a friendly competition to learn about and practice reducing waste in your home or business? Then you are in the right place! WasteBusters is an annual waste-reduction competition for organizations and individuals in Clark County hosted by the Green Neighbors program. Families, friends and organizations are encouraged to fo...

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Feb
04

Green Business Spotlight: Kiggins Theatre

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Kiggins Theatre, located in downtown Vancouver, is a single-screen movie theater listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to showing movies, the space hosts events such as the Science on Tap lecture series and our Clark County Green Awards. While preserving the historic character of the theater, owner Dan Wyatt introduce...

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Jan
29

Love Waste a Little Less This Valentine's Day

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This year Valentine's Day falls on a Friday, and that may be cause for celebration throughout the weekend. Whether you plan on buying gifts for your significant other, children, parents, friends, coworkers and/or pets; treating yourself to something special; or purchasing an "anti-Valentine's Day" gift, consider these ideas that cut down on waste:&...

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Jan
14

Volunteer at Pacific Park for MLK Day!

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"Anybody can be great, because anybody can serve." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, the nation comes together to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service.  The Day of Service was designated in 1994 and is led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, who say, "MLK Day of Service is intended to...

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