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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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Language Options Expanded for the RecycleRight Tool

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We are excited to share that the RecycleRight Tool now offers six language choices. Users have the option to read information in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Russian and Vietnamese. These language options are available because of Google Translate and are meant to reflect the languages spoken within the community.

View the layout for language selection on the website:

View the layout for language selection on an Android application:

View the layout for language selection on an iPhone application:

For those who are unfamiliar, RecycleRight is a tool used by Clark County residents to learn about their garbage and recycling service. You can explore the offerings by visiting this link, by downloading the RecycleRight app, or by continuing to read about the various functions.

Input your address into the "My Schedule" tab to view a calendar which highlights the dates when recycling, garbage and yard debris or organics service occurs for your household. The calendar also shows if your service day is impacted by a holiday. You have the option to print the calendar, or add those dates to a virtual calendar, including Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook and iCal. If reminders are helpful, you can also request to receive schedule reminders through email, an app or phone calls. In addition, service alerts can also be set up for service interruption (e.g. ice, snow, smoke). Step-by-step directions can be found at

Type the name of an item into the search bar on the "Recycling A-Z Directory" tab to learn about options for recycling and proper disposal of an item within Clark County. Explore this feature to clarify any details about curbside collection and drop-off locations.

For residents outside of the City of Vancouver and the City of Ridgefield, use the "Request Yard Debris Pickup" tab to search for your address to learn about eligibility and the process to request this service on your regular yard debris collection day. Contact Waste Connections at 360.892.5370 or for more information about yard debris service.

On the "Request Bulky Item Pickup" tab, learn about eligibility and the process to request this service by searching for your address.

On the "Need Help?" tab, access information about printing a calendar, cancelling or modifying reminders, paying bills, reporting a service problem or requesting any other sort of help.

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