Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County 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. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Keynote address, Green Awards, free food, and fun!

gala | noun | \ ˈgā-lə , ˈga- , ˈgä- \
: a festive celebration; especially: a public entertainment marking a special occasion

This Green Gala is a fun celebration of sustainability in our community, and is hosted by Clark County at Kiggins Theater in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. At this event, awards are presented and a local leader in sustainability will give a keynote address – all to inspire the community to take action!

Now Accepting Green Award Nominations:

Green Business of the Year (small and large)

Green Apple Award

Winners of the green awards will be announced at the Green Gala. If you know businesses or school employees that are inspirational in the green community, nominate them for these green awards! Other awards to be presented include the Green Neighbor of the Year and the Grand Master Composter awards. Deadline for nominations is November 30, 2017.

Green Gala | February 22, 2018 at Kiggins Theater

Learn more about Green Award nominations

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Green Business of the Year

This award is presented to one small (25 employees or less) and one large (26 employees or more) Green Business in Clark County. Businesses deserving this award demonstrate sustainability in all of their business practices. They show innovation and creativity to reduce waste, reuse materials, purchase sustainably, conserve water, be energy efficient, and to serve the community. If this sounds like your business or a business you know, nominate them for this prestigious award! Click here to see winners of the 2017 Green Business of the Year awards.

Start a Green Business Nomination

Green Apple Award

This award is presented to an individual that works in schools and educates the next generation to be mindful and to practice kiggins marqueesustainability. Teachers, custodians, maintenance staff, cafeteria staff, school administrators, and green team leaders that work with kids to teach sustainability are all eligible for this award. Share with friends and colleagues to nominate educators for this prestigious award! Click here to see the winner of the 2017 Green Apple Award.

Start a Green Apple Nomination

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Other Green Events

Ridgefield Habitat Restoration Wednesday
Wed Nov 22 @ 9:00AM
Tree Caller Night
Wed Nov 22 @ 6:00PM
Turkey Trot Run @ the ZOO
Thu Nov 23 @ 8:00AM
Turkey Trot Run - Vancouver
Thu Nov 23 @ 9:00AM
Little Box Friday - Downtown Camas
Fri Nov 24 @10:00AM