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

It's the Perfect Time to Try Container Gardening

Soil + Plants + Container = Container Gardening!Have you always wanted to grow your own food but lack the space? Maybe unwilling to commit the time and resources required in traditional gardening. The good news is there is a simpler way to grow food at home, and no back yard required! A balcony or porch, a small patch of su...
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Put Your Extra Cardboard Boxes to Good Use!

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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Connect with Nature!

Oblivious to our current situation, the spring season marches on. The days are longer, the birds are returning and flowers are in bloom. Staying active and appreciating nature can be healing for your mind and body, but you don't even have to venture as far as the local park to welcome spring.One way to stay connected to nature and witness the ...
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Virtual Events and Activities on the Green Neighbors Calendar… and Beyond

Laptop-Showing-Green-Neighbors-Calendar Virtual events now available on the Green Neighbors Calendar
Most of us are eagerly looking forward to when we can gather in groups again and attend events that interest us. For now, life is concentrated at home but that doesn't mean your mind can't roam beyond the walls of your house. Many green events are moving online during this time of social distancing. From live streams of scientists in the field to e...
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Lend a Hand to Our Garbage and Recycling Drivers and Sorters

Line-Sorters Workers on the Recycling Sort Line
Our Neighbors, Essential Waste Service ProvidersEssential waste service providers, from the drivers to the transfer station staff to the people on the recycling sort line, are your neighbors too! Help ensure the safety of these workers by following the instructions below:   Garbage Precautions ​ Bag your garbage and tie up securely. Loose tras...
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Medidas que puede tomar para prevenir la propagación de la gripe y el resfriado común que a su vez también ayudarán a prevenir el coronavirus. Lavarse las manos regularmente con agua y jabón. También puede usar un desinfectante de manos.

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