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

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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Repair Café is Coming Your Way - 'Repairers' Needed!

If you have a repair skill (such as sewing, mending, knitting, knife sharpening, repairing small electrical appliances and garden equipment, jewelry repair), please contact us to learn more about upcoming opportunities to participate in a "Repair Café". We are working with other like-minded organizations to conduct a Repair Cafe one eveni...
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Rethinking Halloween Costumes

What has happened with Halloween costumes? As a kid, I remember when Halloween rolled around, we would scavenge around our home to see what we could piece together to make a costume. It was like a treasure hunt. It required creativity, thoughtfulness, usually no money and a whole lot of fun. Now, we are inundated with fancy, high dollar costumes. T...
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Greening Spring Cleaning

​ What's your plan for household spring cleaning? If you don't have a plan yet, here are some of my suggestions, from one Green Neighbor to another. Gather your tools Get all your dirt, grime and dust-fighting weapons prepped and ready. Are you running out of paper towels? Consider making the switch to reusable towels or rags! Are you running out o...
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