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
Aug
28

Green Business Spotlight: LSW Architects

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Located in downtown Vancouver, LSW Architects is an architectural firm that prioritizes sustainability, health, and safety in every project they do. Some of their projects include Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School, Gaiser Hall at Clark College, and the Witherspoon and Sons Building. After a green team was formed to identify successe...
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Aug
26

Shred Junk Mail at the Source

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On average, US adults receive 16 pieces of junk mail a week, compared to only 1.5 personal letters, according to Ocean Futures Society. Junk mail is prolific, more than 4 million tons of unsolicited bulk mail is produced in the United States annually. It takes a lot of resources to generate that volume of bulk mail; it's around 100 million trees wo...
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Aug
25

“Catios” are the perfect compromise for outdoor cats and wildlife

Catio This carefully designed cat enclosure, built by homeowners Robin Kreger and Sam Perkins, offers ample playing and lounging room while not blocking the home’s window views.
A "catio" or "cat patio" is an enclosure that allows pet cats to enjoy outdoor enrichment in a contained space. Catios come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from simple window boxes to freestanding structures with toys and boxes for felines to experience alfresco without risking harm to them or the local wildlife.  According to the American Bi...
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Aug
04

The Interactive 2020 Clark County Natural Garden Tour is online NOW!

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The 2020 Virtual Natural Garden Tour is now open! For 15 years, the public has been invited to visit inspiring private gardens that skip the use of chemicals and encourage natural techniques. This year, visitors can peer into all of the 15 gardens without leaving their own home. Incorporating curated video shots and  photos...
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Aug
03

Green Business Spotlight: Barnick Chiropractic

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Barnick Chiropractic, located in Salmon Creek, is a small chiropractic care office with some big sustainability goals. Their services include injury care, massage therapy, spinal rehabilitation, and nutrition support. Certified in 2015, they have continued to make incremental changes and improvements to reduce their environmental impact while keepi...
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