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
Sep
21

Free Leaf Disposal Coupon

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Fall is coming and along with it... fall leaves! The City of Vancouver and Clark County Public Works are offering a FREE leaf disposal coupon for Vancouver and Clark County residents. When leaves are blown or placed into our community streets, they can clog drains and cause flooding. Help keep our neighborhoods safe and clean wi...
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Sep
14

To Shred or Not to Shred?

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Do you have a pile of receipts, junk mail, and other papers piling up in the corner of your room? If you're concerned about identity theft, you probably play it safe by shredding all documents that may have any personal information on them. For the most security, pay a shredding company to shred your sensitive files. If you shred at home, remember ...
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Aug
29

Green Business Spotlight: Trusty Brewing Co.

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Gary Paul, certified Green Business Owner Community, sustainability, and beer; what could be better? When it comes to the greater good, Trusty Brewing Company has a little bit of everything going on. Usually a brewery's biggest impact is the amount of water they use, but Trusty is unique. They were able to reduce their water intake by reusing cooli...
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Aug
29

Got Paint? Recycle it for free!

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It may be no secret that paint cans fly off the shelves during the summertime for all the DIY home projects, but now that summer is ending, it's important to recycle leftover paint. Luckily, Clark County and Waste Connections work together to provide residents with FREE paint recycling at transfer stations and select retail stores throughout the co...
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Aug
20

Resilient Recycler: You won't believe what we find in the recycling?!

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Be prepared to be grossed out. We see a lot of non-recyclable materials and junk coming down the recycling sort line that the sort line workers throw into the garbage pile. Some contamination is understandable because of improper labeling of recyclables by producers, confusion about plastics, or food residue. However, some of the stuff is just outr...
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