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
Jun
02

2015 Recycled Arts Festival

The Recycled Arts Festival, now in its tenth year, celebrates the creativity of artists who can capture the beauty of used items. The artists recycle paper, utilize fabric scraps, upcycle plastic bags, rework metal and create all manners of beautiful art consisting of at least 70% reused material. The Festival seeks to encourage waste reduction and...
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Apr
28

Greening Spring Cleaning

​ What's your plan for household spring cleaning? If you don't have a plan yet, here are some of my suggestions, from one Green Neighbor to another. Gather your tools Get all your dirt, grime and dust-fighting weapons prepped and ready. Are you running out of paper towels? Consider making the switch to reusable towels or rags! Are you running out o...
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Apr
09

Springtime in Clark County

​Spring has sprung! It's a magnificent time of year and it's great to spend it in Clark County. The bulbs are bursting, the bees are buzzing and the birds are chirping. You're probably starting to think about your garden. You may have started up your lawnmower a few times already. We would like to encourage you to get your garden even greener by fo...
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Feb
02

Red, Pink & Green

Valentine's Day is about grand gestures. I'm all for it, but Valentine's can be a little wasteful. On February 14th, take an opportunity to bring a little green into this red and pink holiday. Here are our six suggestions: Maybe use fewer balloons. A room filled with heart-shaped balloons will make a big impression, but it will also leave a big foo...
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Dec
30

The Year Ahead

January is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Oftentimes, we make unrealistic resolutions for ourselves. This time last year, I resolved to learn French, exercise for 60 minutes each day and never ever procrastinate again, ever. I'll let you guess how much of that happened. So this year, let's actually do some of our New Year's Resolutions...
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