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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News about our community as it relates to the environment

Resilient Recycler: String Lights Wreak Havoc at Recycling Facilities

"One light goes out, they all go out!" Christmas lights are iconic when it comes to the holidays, but how many times do we really go the extra mile to find that one broken bulb before picking up a replacement strand at the store? As you take down your Christmas decorations this year, you may find that you don't need as many lights anymore...
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Resilient Recycler: Electronics Recycling

Statistics show that electronics sales increase during the months of November and December as the holidays approach. When compared with other products, the electronics sector has one of the largest increases in sales revenues during the holidays. While electronics make great gifts, these gifts are often replacements for old items or will eventually...
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Don't Trash It - Recycle It! Holiday Tree Recycling Made Easy

This holiday season Clark County is dedicated to educating residents on holiday waste reduction for a happier holiday and a healthier planet. While there are many resources available for consumers to properly dispose of their Christmas trees, year after year we find an unfortunate amount of trees that still make their way to the landfill . In 2017 ...
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Resilient Recycler: Ditch the Disposables this Holiday… Just Not in the Recycling

Disposables, what a name! The sheer bluntness of the word should immediately strike a trigger in those of us who consider ourselves avid recyclers. This year, Clark County urges you to think more about "use"-able and less about "dispose"-able.There is no shortage of disposable items out there, especially in terms of dish-ware. From cutlery to dinne...
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Simplify the Holidays for More of What Matters

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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