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
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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Jul
23

Every Day is Farmers’ Market Day!

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Clark County is lucky enough to be surrounded by an abundance of fresh crops. Don't miss out on the taste of summer straight from local farms. Farmers' Markets are occurring weekly around the county! There's nothing like visiting weekly and watching the spring asparagus transition into the summer crops of cherries, berries, flowers, and more before...
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Jun
29

The RAF Wrap

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The 13th annual Recycled Arts Festival was one of our best yet! About 40 thousand people visited Esther Short Park over the weekend to purchase and be inspired by art made from at least 75 percent recycled or reclaimed materials from 133 artists! Metal and glass garden art, home décor, jewelry, clothing, and furniture: we had something for everyone...
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Jun
11

13th Annual Recycled Arts Festival - Insider Inclusive

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Why should you go to the Recycled Arts Festival? The Art! Of course, why else would you go to a "Recycled Arts Festival?" We have over 130 vendors all specialized in working with recycled materials. Don't miss the Sculpture Garden where you can vote for your favorite entry. Come be inspired and find a few treasures to take home. Procession of the S...
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May
25

Resilient Recycler: Name That Garbage - Non-Recyclable Paper Products

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These furtive products are made of paper but are not recyclable. See if you can guess what they are from their brief description, then scroll to the bottom to see the answers. 1. I'm just paper, really. Nothing special. But I'm so tiny, I won't make it through the sorting equipment. What am I? 2. You see me every day. I'm a holy grail of energizing...
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