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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
Mar
11

Green Business Spotlight: Columbia Okura

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Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, Columbia Okura has proven to be a leader in designing and manufacturing machines that stack pallets. Their company is not only committed to creating machines leading the packaging industry but has also pledged to incorporate sustainable business practice in daily operations. Columbia Okura has embraced ...

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Oct
01

Green Business Spotlight: Vance Family Soy Candles

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Vance Family Soy Candles makes and sells sustainable, GMO-free, soy candles in American-made containers. They have been a certified Green Business since 2012. Owner Amy Vance was inspired to create naturally scented candles because of her own struggles with asthma, which is triggered by synthetic fragrances. Amy is committed to prioritizing health,...

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Aug
31

Green Business Spotlight: Field + Floral Design

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Field + Floral Design is Clark County's newest certified Green Business. They create arrangements, wrapped bouquets and wreaths made from flowers and other flora grown on a farm near Vancouver Lake. A local standout for sustainable practices, Field + Floral Design is part of a movement to rethink norms and reduce the negative environmental and soci...

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Jul
30

Green Business Spotlight: Columbia Credit Union

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As one of the original members of Clark County Green Business, Columbia Credit Union has been a pioneer in sustainability for years. It has been honored with multiple awards, including Best in Business from the Vancouver Business Journal and The Columbian's Best of Clark County. Passionate about environmental stewardship long before becoming a cert...

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Jul
01

Green Business Spotlight: Thatcher's Coffee

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Congratulations to Thatcher's Coffee! July marks their 11-year anniversary. As a certified green business for several years, Jamie Erdman believes part of her obligation as a business owner is to make the community better at every opportunity. From composting to reducing plastic bag liners, Thatcher's Coffee works hard to foster sustainable habits ...

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