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November News from Clark County Green Neighbors

November News from Clark County Green Neighbors

February 2024 ‍

Hello , Happy Thanksgiving! 


As we gather with friends and family to celebrate, we encourage you to incorporate simple sustainable practices that can make a big difference for our planet!


We have lots of meal planning, ingredient storage and preparation tips for you to keep in mind as you plan and prepare delicious holiday meals. 


If you participate in Black Friday or Cyber Monday, be sure to check out our new blog about how to dispose of special waste items including batteries, block foam, bubble wrap and more! 


Wishing you happiness and joy this holiday season, 

-Clark County Green Neighbors Team


Season of sustainability: Develop new habits to create low waste holiday meals

This holiday season, join Clark County Green Neighbors in embracing greener and more sustainable holiday celebrations.

A crucial aspect of reducing our ecological footprint during the holidays is minimizing food waste. Food waste in landfills contributes to greenhouse gas emissions...




Season of sustainability: How to dispose of special holiday waste

Embrace green and keep the holidays clean by learning how to manage holiday waste!

Battery Disposal

When batteries are improperly stored and/or disposed of they can cause serious harm. Batteries that end...



2023 Free Leaf Disposal Coupon

The annual Fall Leaf Coupon Program offers free recycling for leaves October 1 - December 31, 2023, courtesy of the City of Vancouver and Clark County Public Works. Last year nearly 2,000 tons of leaves were disposed of by Clark County residents through the program.

In addition...



Prevent Food Waste in the First Place

In this workshop, you will gain an understanding of how reducing food waste is good for the planet and your wallet. We will share strategies to combat food waste, minimize food spoilage and use the food you have. This is an in-person workshop.


DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 29th 

TIME: 6:30-8:00pm

LOCATION: TBA - register for more information



Reducing food waste: scrappy cooking

To celebrate the 11th anniversary of Clark County Green Neighbors, we recently hosted an event focused on reducing food waste and promoting sustainable cooking practices. The Scrappy Cooking event, with special guest presenter Stacey Tigner-Loy with WSU Clark County Extension SNAP-Ed...



Exquisite Crystals is committed to contributing to local and global efforts to protect the Earth's health and longevity. As a small business owner, John VanRees Jr. leads his employees to find collaborative, sustainable solutions for packaging, energy use, and waste.



Are you interested in learning more about composting, recycling, green cleaning, low waste living and more? Sign up at no cost for the Composter Recycler program's community fall workshops - learn more and register!