Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s 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.

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Green Blog

News about our community as it relates to the environment
Jun
02

Serve as an AmeriCorps for Clark County Green Neighbors

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Clark County Green Neighbors is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2022! The Clark County Green Neighbors program provides tools and resources for residents to build sustainable habits that also benefits the environment. Priority education topics include recycling contamination, household hazardous waste and food waste prevention. This position...

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Apr
25

National Public Health Week

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Throughout the month of April, Clark County Public Health has been celebrating Public Health as an extension of National Public Health Week (April 4-10). Clark County Public Health's Facebook page is currently sharing information about all the different programs offered by the department. What is public health?  Clark County Public Health...

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Feb
23

2022 WasteBusters Challenge: Food Waste Prevention Edition

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Washington generates more than one million tons of food waste annually. Food waste has increasing environmental impacts on a local, national and international stage. In 2018, the Washington Department of Ecology recorded 479,428 tons of wasted edible food, an increase of almost 100,000 tons from 2015. The Washington Department of Ecology's Use...

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Feb
01

Green Business Spotlight: Exquisite Crystals

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Since 1999, Exquisite Crystals has been dedicated to sourcing and selling a selection of crystals from around the world. They have a gallery in Vancouver and offer online sales on their website. "We are sensitive to the fact our business is directly tied to the Earth and its well-being. Therefore, we include environmental initiatives in our bu...

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Jan
20

Green Business Spotlight: Cascade Sprouts

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Cascade Sprouts is a family-owned urban indoor farm that grows microgreens without fertilizers or pesticides. They deliver to local restaurants and residents in the Vancouver-Portland metro area and sell at the local Vancouver Farmers Market. As of 2021, Cascade Sprouts is a certified Green Business. Cascade Sprouts aims to provide quality microgre...

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