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
Mar
14

RecycleU Workshops Back in Session

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City of Vancouver and Clark County residents can sign up for free workshops to learn about our regional recycling systems, curbside composting through the Organics service and preventing food waste. These online classes are offered countywide through a partnership between Vancouver Solid Waste, Clark County Green Neighbors and Waste Connection...

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Dec
29

Where does Clark County recycling go?

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Where do goods recycled in Clark County go? This is a question that has run through my mind and the minds of others when tossing our paper, plastic, and metal goods into the recycling bin. The answer to this question can encourage us to recycle with confidence and give us tangible knowledge that by recycling we are contributing to a sustainable fut...

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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
04

Resilient Recycler: String Lights Wreak Havoc at Recycling Facilities

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"One light goes out, they all go out!" Christmas lights are iconic when it comes to the holidays, but how many times do we really go the extra mile to find that one broken bulb before picking up a replacement strand at the store? As you take down your Christmas decorations this year, you may find that you don't need as many lights anymore...

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