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
Aug
20

Green Tips for Back to School

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Walk, ride the bus, or carpool to reduce emissions! Pack Lunch with reusable containers! Consider ditching plastic by going old school with a metal lunch box! Snack healthy with fresh seasonal produce from the Farmers Markets! Get crafty with recycled materials to make school supply organizers and spruce up old notebooks and pencils! Surf Pinterest...
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Aug
01

Resilient Recycler: Battery Anxiety at MRFs

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"Battery fires an 'existential threat' for industry." "Lithium-ion batteries exploding from improper disposal." "Massive fire at recycling facility sparked by lithium-ion battery." These are just a few headlines from July showing the rising anxiety surrounding battery fires at recycling centers known as Material Recovery Facilities, or MRFs. When b...
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Jul
31

Green Business Spotlight: BergerABAM

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Clark County Green Business has strong representation in downtown Vancouver, with nearly 20 downtown businesses certified to date. Among the most recent to get on board is the Vancouver branch of  BergerABAM , a consulting firm with locations in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Texas. BergerABAM offers sustainable planning and design...
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Jul
31

Volunteer Spotlight: An Oasis of Dedication with Laura Heldreth

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Laura Heldreth, 2018 Master Gardener of the Year Every year, the Master Gardeners of Clark County select one of their volunteers to highlight for their efforts in the community. This year the honor was bestowed upon Laura Heldreth. Laura teaches many classes on gardening at Clark College through the Master Gardener program, she maintains a gardenin...
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Jul
23

Every Day is Farmers’ Market Day!

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Clark County is lucky enough to be surrounded by an abundance of fresh crops. Don't miss out on the taste of summer straight from local farms. Farmers' Markets are occurring weekly around the county! There's nothing like visiting weekly and watching the spring asparagus transition into the summer crops of cherries, berries, flowers, and more before...
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