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
Jun
02

Serve as an AmeriCorps for Clark County Green Neighbors

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Clark County Green Neighbors is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2022! The Clark County Green Neighbors program provides tools and resources for residents to build sustainable habits that also benefits the environment. Priority education topics include recycling contamination, household hazardous waste and food waste prevention. This position...

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May
06

Green Awards Champions

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This Earth Day, Clark County Public Health celebrated the 2022 Green Awards honoring community leaders in environmental sustainability. The annual event highlights the accomplishments of community members and businesses and celebrates their commitment to reducing harmful environmental impacts, educating others, and giving back t...

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Apr
01

2022 Food Waste Prevention Week

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Food waste is a global concern in which cities, states and organizations across the country are coming together to offer helpful hints in wasting less. Clark County Public Health is participating in Food Waste Prevention week April 4-8, 2022. Hosted by Save the Food Florida, their mission is "to support a healthier environment and help families sav...

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Mar
29

Green Business Spotlight: LSW Architects

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For over 60 years, LSW Architects has been serving the Clark County area by bringing a community-centered approach to architectural and interior design, with a large focus on K-12 education, healthcare facilities and multifamily projects. LSW became a Certified Green Business in 2016. What started as a grassroots effort by a few employees passionat...

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Feb
23

2022 WasteBusters Challenge: Food Waste Prevention Edition

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Washington generates more than one million tons of food waste annually. Food waste has increasing environmental impacts on a local, national and international stage. In 2018, the Washington Department of Ecology recorded 479,428 tons of wasted edible food, an increase of almost 100,000 tons from 2015. The Washington Department of Ecology's Use...

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