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

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 to cleaning up your yard, you are also helping to prevent storm dr...

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Rescue good eats with Too Good To Go app

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Here at Green Neighbors, it's no secret that preventing food waste is a top priority for us. We encourage everyone to eat their food before it goes to waste by getting creative with leftovers, buying only what's needed from the store, and implementing proper food storage techniques to extend the shelf life of perishables.  Download the To...

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Renew Seed Grant Opportunity

Renew Seed Grant

Do you have a project focused on waste prevention, composting, recycling, and/or reuse? NextCycle Washington has a fantastic grant opportunity for you!  NextCycle Washington is a program that supports businesses, community organizations, and individuals that aspire to incorporate waste prevention, repair, reuse, and/or composting in their regu...

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2022 Food Waste Prevention Week


Food waste is a global concern in which cities, states and organizations across the country are coming together to offer helpful hints in wasting less. Clark County Public Health is participating in Food Waste Prevention week April 4-8, 2022. Hosted by Save the Food Florida, their mission is "to support a healthier environment and help families sav...

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Hearts A Flutter for a Thoughtful and Low Waste Valentine's Day


You may not need Valentine's Day to show your love to family, friends, pets and all, but if you do celebrate you are not alone. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates V-Day spending to reach $23.9 billion this year, up from $21.8 billion last year, which also makes it the second-highest year on record. Whether you celebrate love year-r...

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