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

Got Meds? Take Them Back!

It's time again for Clark County's bi-annual medication take-back event! On Saturday, October 27, take your unused and unwanted medications (including prescriptions, over-the counter medications, pills, liquids and inhalers) to any of our collection locations, and have them properly disposed of for free. Doing so does more than keep your medicine c...
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You’re Invited to Our Birthday Party!

Green Neighbors turns 6! We're very excited about our anniversary, and all that Green Neighbors has accomplished this year. We've invited Portland blogger Jenica Barrett of Zero Waste Wisdom to celebrate with us and teach us about her zero waste life. Enjoy a cupcake and listen in as Jenica shares her experiences with sustainability,...
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Décor Lending Library

The average American wedding costs over $30,000. Why spend money on tableware and tea candles for one night when you can borrow décor for free?! The recently opened Décor Lending Library is a resource for people to donate and borrow event décor for free! "How could giving away something for FREE possibly support itself?!?! How can we afford to give...
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Green Tips for Back to School

Walk, ride the bus, or carpool to reduce emissions! Pack Lunch with reusable containers! Consider ditching plastic by going old school with a metal lunch box! Snack healthy with fresh seasonal produce from the Farmers Markets! Get crafty with recycled materials to make school supply organizers and spruce up old notebooks and pencils! Surf Pinterest...
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Every Day is Farmers’ Market Day!

Clark County is lucky enough to be surrounded by an abundance of fresh crops. Don't miss out on the taste of summer straight from local farms. Farmers' Markets are occurring weekly around the county! There's nothing like visiting weekly and watching the spring asparagus transition into the summer crops of cherries, berries, flowers, and more before...
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How can I protect myself from the Coronavirus?

Wash your hands

Everyday practices to prevent colds, influenza and other respiratory illnesses can also protect people against coronaviruses, including COVID-19. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.

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