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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This site contains links to other websites. Clark County is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked by us for accuracy or completeness. Inclusion of any linked website on our site does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us.

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May
23

Resilient Recycler: Are products labeled as "compostable" really better for the environment?

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Reusable plastic dining ware only needs to be reused 10 times to be better for the environment than single-use plastic. You may have noticed a recent increase in the availability of products labeled as "compostable" at event venues, restaurants, and supermarkets. Throughout the country people are hearing more about waste, recycling, and t...
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Apr
24

Gardening That Does Good!

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Whether you're looking for vegetables to plant in your garden, a houseplant to brighten your home, or flowers that will provide food for native pollinators, local plant sales have it all! Local plant sales are great opportunities to get interesting plant varieties while supporting local schools, nonprofit organizations, and nurseries. Her...
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Feb
25

Resilient Recycler: six things you're recycling wrong (& how to do it right)

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There's an easy way to find out if an item can be recycled in your curbside cart: go to the Recycling A-Z Directory or download the RecycleRight app (on the Apple App Store and Google Play store ), where you can search for hundreds of products and how to properly dispose of them. ​ Know before you throw! Putting items in your bin that are not ...
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Feb
19

Be prepared when weather cancels your waste service

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Did your garbage, recycling, or yard debris service get cancelled during the recent winter weather? Here's how to be in the know and prepared for when weather delays or cancels your service! While Clark County may not have received as much snow as expected over the last couple of weeks, it was just enough to cause cancellations and delays in garbag...
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Feb
15

Resilient Recycler: New Paint Take-back Locations in Clark County!

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Paint . It seems like you either have too much, or not enough. If you have left over paint in cans that are taking up space and collecting dust, we have good news for you. The number of locations in Clark County that are accepting paint for takeback has just increased! Paint is a household hazardous waste (HHW) which means it requires extra care wh...
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