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
Jan
29

Pledge to Reduce your Waste (and win prizes) with WasteBusters!

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It's that time of year again… Wastebusters is right around the corner! This annual online waste-reduction challenge allows you to choose a pledge to cut back on your garbage. Signing up means you reduce waste, and learn new habits for the better. This year, you can choose from three pledges: Eliminate single use cups by bringing your own mug Use no...
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Jan
25

Green Business Spotlight: Magenta Theater

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  Magenta Theater in the heart of downtown Vancouver is a local hub for the performing arts. They are a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit community theater, relying on enthusiastic volunteers to bring live performances to the stage. Their dedication to the community and environment is apparent in everything they do, which earned them  ...
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Jan
22

Why Green Isn't Always Good

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"Greenwashing"– Green doesn't always mean good It turns out that putting the color and words "green" onto a product does not mean that it is actually good for the environment (shocking, I know). People are catching on, and have given this scheme the title "greenwashing." Greenwashing delegitimizes the goods that are truly healthier for the environm...
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Jan
16

How to Stop the Unwanted (and wasteful) Junk Mail

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You run to your mailbox, excited for the expected letter, postcard, or package. But, when you pull it open, you are instead met with an onslaught of paper advertisements, most of which you never asked for. We all receive junk mail, but almost no one wants to. In fact, we send over 40% of it directly to the landfill without even opening it. The aver...
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Jan
14

MLK Day of Service: Volunteer at Pacific Park!

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Make it a Day ON, Not a Day Off! Each year, the nation comes together to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day of service. Some organize their own volunteer outing while others join in on established events, and spend the day working for their community. The Day of Service was designated in 1994, and assigned to be led by the Corporati...
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