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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Jan
10

2024 Watershed Alliance Environmental Film Series

The Environmental Film Series is back in 2024 with another great line up! Mark your calendars for this opportunity to learn more about environmental topics and engage with your community. These no-cost film screening events are hosted by the Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington and co-sponsored by Clark County Green Neighbors and the Vancouve...

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Dec
21

Green Neighbors Welcomes a New Team Member

Green Neighbors has exciting news to share! Last month, our team welcomed Mary Hurley as our new Environmental Programs Technician. This role helps support the Green Neighbors program as well as the Clark County Green Business program. You might actually recognize Mary as she comes to us after working as a waste reduction specialist and r...

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Nov
21

When It's Time to Un-deck the Halls: Tree Recycling Options

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Reduce the amount of waste you send to the landfill—recycle your natural tree to be chipped into mulch! Use this Clark County tree recycling guide to properly dispose of your tree after the holidays. Remove all decorations Choose a recycling method Yard Debris or Organics Cart Cut tree into sections of up to 5 feet and put it in...

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