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

Where Do Our Organics End Up?

What happens to our trash after it leaves the curb? Disposing of trash is commonly referred to as throwing something "away." It's easy for us to imagine that our garbage just disappears after the contents of our curbside carts are hauled away by Waste Connections, but the unfortunate reality about our trash is that it doesn't simply go "away." In C...

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2023 Natural Garden Tour


CLOSED GARDENSGardens N1-La Center and W3-Di's Citi Chicks are closed. Please visit the remaining eight gardens on the tour. What is the Natural Garden Tour? It's that time of year again, when the sun is shining, plants are blooming, and pollinators are working around the clock. Each July, Clark County Green Neighbors celebrates the season by hosti...

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Green Business Spotlight: Rollin' Right Bike Repair


Reuse and repurposing business waste is possible through community partnerships and creativity. Planning to reuse or repurpose materials for your business waste management plan will save money and strengthen community resilience. While recycling and composting are great ways to prevent landfill waste, Clark County Green Business encourages new path...

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Dirt Hugger Organic Compost Discount May 1-31


What's Going On? Sundance Rockery360-891-78451775 NE 164th AveVancouver, WA 98684www.sundancerockery.com8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon-Sat Vancouver landscaping supply store Sundance Rockery is offering a discount on organic compost! If you go to the store and mention "Waste Connections Recycling" you will receive a 25% discount on Dirt Hugger compost. The di...

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Introducing Food Waste Prevention Week!


April 10-16 is Food Waste Prevention Week! Join Clark County in celebrating our second year partnering with the Food Waste Prevention campaign. Keep reading to learn the origin story of Food Waste Prevention Week, including information on why raising awareness about food waste is important.  What is food waste? Food waste refers to food that w...

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