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
May
08

Put Your Extra Cardboard Boxes to Good Use!

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Shipping Boxes Galore! Most of us do some amount of online shopping these days, and some of us do a whole lot. The most sustainable practice is to reduce the amount of shopping you do, and the most sustainable way you can shop is to buy durable products that are locally produced and sold. However, if you are going to shop online there are some...
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Feb
15

Resilient Recycler: New Paint Take-back Locations in Clark County!

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Paint. It seems like you either have too much, or not enough. If you have left over paint in cans that are taking up space and collecting dust, we have good news for you. The number of locations in Clark County that are accepting paint for takeback has just increased! Paint is a household hazardous waste (HHW) which means it requires extra care whe...
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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
29

Pledge to Reduce your Waste (and win prizes) with WasteBusters!

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It's that time of year again…Wastebusters is right around the corner! This annual online waste-reduction challenge allows you to choose a pledge to cut back on your garbage. Signing up means you reduce waste, and learn new habits for the better. This year, you can choose from three pledges: Eliminate single use cups by bringing your own mugUse no s...
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Jan
22

Why Green Isn't Always Good

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"Greenwashing"– Green doesn't always mean good It turns out that putting the color and words "green" onto a product does not mean that it is actually good for the environment (shocking, I know). People are catching on, and have given this scheme the title "greenwashing." Greenwashing delegitimizes the goods that are truly healthier for the environm...
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