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
Sep
29

Medication Take Back Event

Have you ever dumped unwanted pills down the toilet or tossed them in the trash? We have been there too, unsure how to properly dispose of unwanted or expired medications. That is why we teamed up with the Clark County Sheriff's Office and PREVENT this last Saturday for the Tenth Biannual Medication Take Back Event. With three distinct partners, th...
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Aug
28

Greening Back to School

We usually feel like summer is never long enough, but with all this hot weather, it feels like fall can't come soon enough! Fall is coming, sooner or later, and that means it is back-to-school season. It's an exciting time but it can also be a time of excess. Here are some tips on going green while going back to school. Fashion ​ The back-to-school...
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Jul
30

Natural Garden Tour

On Sunday, July 26th, ten homeowners graciously opened their gates to several hundred Clark County residents for the Natural Garden Tour. The Tour, now in its ninth year, offers Clark County residents a sneak peek of neighbors' gardens and showcases their use of natural gardening techniques. Natural gardening is a spectrum of behaviors that seek to...
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Jun
02

2015 Recycled Arts Festival

The Recycled Arts Festival, now in its tenth year, celebrates the creativity of artists who can capture the beauty of used items. The artists recycle paper, utilize fabric scraps, upcycle plastic bags, rework metal and create all manners of beautiful art consisting of at least 70% reused material. The Festival seeks to encourage waste reduction and...
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Apr
28

Greening Spring Cleaning

​ What's your plan for household spring cleaning? If you don't have a plan yet, here are some of my suggestions, from one Green Neighbor to another. Gather your tools Get all your dirt, grime and dust-fighting weapons prepped and ready. Are you running out of paper towels? Consider making the switch to reusable towels or rags! Are you running out o...
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