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
Nov
30

Meet our AmeriCorps members!

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The Green Neighbors program is lucky to have two new AmeriCorps members helping serve Clark County. Help us welcome Anne Maher and Jerin Dinkins, who will be serving a 10-month term with Green Neighbors. If you are not familiar, AmeriCorps is a prominent national service program where college graduates help non-profits, government agencies and trib...
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Nov
27

Simplify the Holidays for More of What Matters

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This year Clark County is simplifying the holidays! This holiday season, remember money doesn't buy happiness. Don't believe us? According to a psychological study performed at Northwestern University, people who value wealth, status and stuff are more likely to have feelings of depression, anxiety and are less sociable. These feelings tend to beco...
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Nov
20

Reduce Holiday Waste With Re-Wrap Volunteer Beth Sale

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Let Repair Clark County make you a FREE reusable gift bag! This holiday season we are urging the residents of Clark County to think about their waste and what they can do to reduce it. The United States generates over 25% more waste than usual between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day due to chronic consumption, an overabundance of leftover food and,...
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Nov
15

Throw Less Away on Turkey Day

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Thanksgiving is about family, giving thanks, and perhaps most of all…food! But when you're sitting around the table this Turkey Day, it's important to keep in mind what will happen to your feast after the celebration has ended. Did you know?  In the United States, 40% of the food we produce is wasted. That is a staggering number, especially co...
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Nov
02

‘Is This Yours?’ The Responsibility of Name Brands in Plastic Pollution

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We see litter and plastic pollution everywhere we go, and it is no secret that it has proven a serious environmental hazard for our oceans and wildlife. Often this issue is pushed back onto consumers, who are told to clean up their coasts, recycle their plastics, and stop littering. But are individuals the only ones to blame? In reality, brand...
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