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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Contact Details

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Interactive House
Green home
Interactive House
Welcome to our Green House! There are a lot of small actions you can take around your home that will make a big difference. Take a tour and learn some great tips!
Home Assessments
Energy Efficiency
Home Assessments
Use our home assement forms to conduct Green Audits around your house! After you've completed each assessment, report your results to us online.
Environmental Calculators
Carbon footprint
Environmental Calculators
We've gathered a collection of links to eco-calculators that we hope you find helpful.
Green Quizzes
Energy efficiency
Green Quizzes
Test your understanding of issues like clean water and waste reduction by taking our online quizzes.
Naturally Beautiful Backyards
Green Gardening
Naturally Beautiful Backyards
Using earth-friendly gardening techniques can greatly reduce the use of synthetic chemicals, increase beneficial organism activity, enhance habitat and wildlife areas, and contribute to the overall health of the community.
Natural Garden Tour
Green Gardening
Natural Garden Tour
This annual garden tour offers a peek into 10 delightful gardens that are maintained through natural gardening techniques. Meet the host gardeners and gather ideas to make your yard a beautiful and healthy environment for pets and children while protecting local rivers and streams.
Community Gardens
Green Gardening
Community Gardens
Community gardens are a great way to grow your own food while building relationships with others in our community.
Master Composter/Recycler Program
Green Gardening
Master Composter/Recycler Program
Trained Master Composter/Recyclers are sustainability ambassadors. They host backyard composting workshops, attend community events with a booth chock-full of composting and recycling how-to information, teach wormshops, operate composting demonstration sites, and share their knowledge with neighbors and community groups.
Composting
Reduce waste
Composting
Composting mimics nature's cycle of decomposition and has many benefits. Composting simultaneously reduces your waste output (and saves money on your trash bill!) and creates a valuable soil amendment for your garden.
Grasscycling
Green Gardening
Grasscycling
You can have a healthier lawn by following a few simple steps.
Water Conservation
Protect our resources
Water Conservation
Water is a precious resource that we need to protect and conserve
Energy Efficiency
Green Home
Energy Efficiency
Keeping our homes efficient isn't just about using resources wisely. It could also mean financial savings. Whether you’re looking for long-term energy efficiency projects or quick tips, we've got tips and resources for you.
Pet Waste
Clean up after Fido
Pet Waste
What should you do with pet poo? Why is it important? How do you talk to your neighbors about it?
Transportation
Leave the car at home
Transportation
Explore transportation options with a positive effect on our lives and our environment