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
30

Inspiring a Greener Future by Sharing Knowledge

Inspiring a Greener Future by Sharing Knowledge

The average American throws away 4.5 pounds of stuff each day. Across our nation, over 165 million tons of potentially usable material is landfilled each year. This represents a large cost both economically and environmentally. Why throw good things away!? Diverting valuable materials back into the production and raw materials stream can save money...

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30

Corwin Beverage!

Corwin Beverage!

Corwin is a family-owned, beverage distribution company with a long history in Southwest Washington. Since becoming a Clark County Green Business in 2011 as part of the pilot program, their green team of 6-8 employees has continued to make incremental changes and incorporate sustainable business practices into their daily operations. Celebrating th...

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Aug
29

Help Green Neighbors Celebrate our Fourth Anniversary!

Help Green Neighbors Celebrate our Fourth Anniversary!

We are so excited to recognize 4 years of our program on Sunday, October 16.  Please join us at the Water Resources Education Center to celebrate this milestone by welcoming Dr. Robert Michael Pyle. Dr. Pyle is a lifelong ecologist from the Grays River area.  He has written numerous books about the natural world including everything ...

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29

Green Business of the Month - Waste Connections!

Green Business of the Month - Waste Connections!

Waste Connections of Washington provides collection service for garbage, recycling and yard debris in Clark County. If your business throws away garbage or if you live in Clark County, there is a good chance you've seen one of their trucks. When they're not on the road, the truck fleet is based at an operations and maintenance site here in Clark Co...

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29

Become a Stream Steward!

Become a Stream Steward!

Clark Public Utilities' StreamTeam sponsors the Stream Stewards program for those interested in making a difference in the great outdoors. Stewards attend classes 8:30am – 2pm on 6 Saturdays and 6 – 8:30pm on 5 Tuesdays September 24 –through November 5th. Leader Training offered on Saturday, October 15th is optional. After completing training, Stre...

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