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

Shredded paper a.k.a. transfer station confetti

Please do not put shredded paper in your curbside bin! Tax season is here, which may mean that you're digging through papers you've accumulated and finding a lot that you're ready to toss. When disposing of papers containing sensitive and personally identifying information, many people think they're doing the "right thing" by shredding their docume...
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Resilient Recycler: six things you're recycling wrong (& how to do it right)

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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Be prepared when weather cancels your waste service

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

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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RecycleU: Free recycling education for all!

The amount of waste we create is increasing all of the time, while simultaneously space for waste is inevitably decreasing, as landfills are reaching capacity and quickly becoming obsolete. In an effort to mitigate this problem, recycling systems have been erected around the world, creating global markets and diverging specific materials from inund...
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