Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s 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.

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Green Blog

News about our community as it relates to the environment
Jan
29

2024 Conscious Consumption Sustainability Education Series

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Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is ringing in the New Year by embracing sustainability! Through a partnership with Clark County Public Health, the City of Vancouver and WSU Clark County Extension SNAP-ED, an educational series that focuses on highlighting environmentally friendly lifestyles has been created. The Conscious Consumption Series, host...

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Jan
29

Celebrate Valentine's Day Sustainably

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Valentine's Day is a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation to the people you care about. However, it's important to keep sustainability in mind as you celebrate. The commercialization of Valentine's Day has led to significant environmental impacts, with the increased consumption of chocolates, cards, flowers and stuffed animals. On Valentine's...

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Nov
08

Season of sustainability: Low waste gifts

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This holiday season, join Clark County Green Neighbors in embracing greener and more sustainable holiday celebrations. Traditional gift-giving often results in excessive packaging and disposable single-use items which end up in the landfill. By choosing zero-waste gifts, such as experiences, reusable items, or second-hand treasures, we can minimize...

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Nov
08

Season of sustainability: How to dispose of special holiday waste

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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 up in household garbage or inside of recycling carts can explode and pose a significant fire risk. Luckily, there are now several safe Battery Dro...

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