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
Oct
30

Reducing Waste by Reuse: Community Exchange Networks

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Buying and selling second hand is a great way to reduce waste by prolonging the life of materials. From thrift stores to garage sales to all of the online listing sites, there are plenty of places to look for that patio table or another pair of jeans. However, while there are people that just want to get rid of their old stuff, there are also scamm...
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Oct
25

Green Business Spotlight: New Seasons Market

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Did you know that Vancouver, WA has the world's first Certified B Corporation grocer? New Seasons Market , a west-coast based grocery chain from Portland, OR gained B Corporation Certification in 2013. B Corps is an international certification for businesses that reach thorough standards of "social and environmental performance, transparency a...
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Oct
23

Green Business Launches New Website and Directory

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Clark County Green Business has launched a new and improved website that includes a full directory of certified Green Businesses. Search the directory today to make your shopping more sustainable, especially for the holidays! Browse the website to learn more about Green Business and how you can get involved. Working throughout Clark County, Green B...
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Oct
12

Resilient Recycler: What “Wood” You Do?

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It might seem intuitive that wood should be included with your mixed recyclables along with paper and cardboard because – well – they are all derived from trees. However, putting wood in Big Blue with your mixed recycling harms the entire recycling system and here is why: The paper materials we include in our recycling carts have been manufactured ...
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Oct
12

Got Meds? Take Them Back!

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It's time again for Clark County's bi-annual medication take-back event! On Saturday, October 27, take your unused and unwanted medications (including prescriptions, over-the counter medications, pills, liquids and inhalers) to any of our collection locations, and have them properly disposed of for free. Doing so does more than keep your medicine c...
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