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

Sustainable Halloween Tips: Composting Pumpkins in Clark County

Child waving at window with Jack-o-Lantern

Are you wondering what to do with your leftover pumpkins after Halloween? Instead of throwing them away, compost them to reduce food waste and create nutrient-rich soil! In Clark County, residents can place pumpkins in yard debris carts for composting. By composting pumpkins, you divert organic material from landfills and contribute to building a m...

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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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2023 Conscious Consumption Sustainability Education Series


Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries, or FVRL, is embracing sustainability as we ring in the New Year! The Cascade Park Community Library is partnering with Clark County Public Health, the City of Vancouver, Columbia Springs Repair Clark County, SNAP-ED and the WSU Extension to develop an educational series that focuses on highlighting environmentally...

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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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The Interactive 2020 Clark County Natural Garden Tour is online NOW!

2020 Natural Garden Tour

The 2020 Virtual Natural Garden Tour is now open! For 15 years, the public has been invited to visit inspiring private gardens that skip the use of chemicals and encourage natural techniques. This year, visitors can peer into all of the 15 gardens without leaving their own home. Incorporating curated video shots and  photos...

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