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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Recycling Done Right
Plastic bags and glass are a problem in the blue recycling cart. We need your help! Because you put a lot of effort into recycling, we want to help you do it right.
Bye Bye Plastic Bags, Hello Reusables
Beginning January 31, 2021, the statewide plastic bag ban goes into effect.
Household Hazardous Waste
Virtually every home contains products that can be potentially hazardous to people, pets, or wildlife. Learn about safe usage, storage, and disposal here.

Upcoming Events

  • Resilient Recycler: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

    After the holiday festivities end, Clark County Public Health urges residents to recycle their Christmas trees, rather than sending them to the landfill. Before trees are recycled, all lights, tinsel, wire, ornaments and stands must be removed. Flocked and artificial trees cannot be recycled and should be placed in the garbage.  Waste Connecti...

  • Transfer Stations Now Accept More Types of Packing Foam For…

    Good news for Clark County residents! Waste Connections has partnered with Earth Friendly Recycling to accept more types of packing foam for recycling at all three transfer stations. Foams may never break down so it is important to reduce their use when possible. When use is unavoidable, recycling the materials keeps them out of the landfill. ...

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Green News

December 30, 2020
 Simply Thyme Catering offers a full range of catering services to customers in the Vancouver a...
December 16, 2020
Plastic bags are found in unwanted places such as lakes, roadsides, and recycling sorting machinery....
December 10, 2020
You're making your list and checking it twice, finding thoughtful green gifts is, oh, so nice! This ...
December 07, 2020
NOTE: As of December 7, 2020, only Central Transfer Station is accepting EPS, PP, and PE packing foa...

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Everyday practices to prevent colds, influenza and other respiratory illnesses can also protect people against coronaviruses, including COVID-19. Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. When soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.

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