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
28

October Green Business of the Month

The team at Simply Thyme Catering have years of experience in sustainability, and owner Tamara Leibfarth is always looking for more ways to be green. Simply Thyme Catering has been a thriving business for 12 years, and has been a Clark County Green Business since 2013. The steps they've taken to be green won them the 2017 Small Green Business of th...

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Aug
31

Eco-Film Library Now Available!

Eco-Film Library Now Available!

Green Neighbors, in partnership with the Watersheds Alliance, has a great library of environmental films that are available for you to check out and view.  These are the same films that the Watersheds Alliance shows at their annual Film Series at the Vancouver Community Library.  Just go to the environmental film lending library...

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Aug
31

Form Studio

Chuck Dougherty of form studio provides a range of green building project services, from feasibility studies to permitting assistance and construction site observation and oversight. His work is driven by a passion for creating structures that inspire people to live better in a beautiful built environment. Dougherty has been in the building industr...

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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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