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
Feb
07

RecycleU: Free recycling education for all!

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The amount of waste we create is increasing all of the time, while simultaneously space for waste is inevitably decreasing, as landfills are reaching capacity and quickly becoming obsolete. In an effort to mitigate this problem, recycling systems have been erected around the world, creating global markets and diverging specific materials from inund...
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Jan
14

MLK Day of Service: Volunteer at Pacific Park!

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Make it a Day ON, Not a Day Off! Each year, the nation comes together to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day of service. Some organize their own volunteer outing while others join in on established events, and spend the day working for their community. The Day of Service was designated in 1994, and assigned to be led by the Corporati...
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Nov
30

Meet our AmeriCorps members!

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The Green Neighbors program is lucky to have two new AmeriCorps members helping serve Clark County. Help us welcome Anne Maher and Jerin Dinkins, who will be serving a 10-month term with Green Neighbors. If you are not familiar, AmeriCorps is a prominent national service program where college graduates help non-profits, government agencies and trib...
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Nov
02

‘Is This Yours?’ The Responsibility of Name Brands in Plastic Pollution

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We see litter and plastic pollution everywhere we go, and it is no secret that it has proven a serious environmental hazard for our oceans and wildlife. Often this issue is pushed back onto consumers, who are told to clean up their coasts, recycle their plastics, and stop littering. But are individuals the only ones to blame? In reality, brand...
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Oct
30

Reducing Waste by Reuse: Community Exchange Networks

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Buying and selling second hand is a great way to reduce waste by prolonging the life of materials. From thrift stores to garage sales to all of the online listing sites, there are plenty of places to look for that patio table or another pair of jeans. However, while there are people that just want to get rid of their old stuff, there are also scamm...
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