Hello Visitor, We are winding up for lots of action here at Green Neighbors. WasteBusters is open for registration, nominations are being accepted for the Clark County Green Awards, and lots of opportunities are listed on our calendar. Check them all out - you are bound to find something you just can't pass up!
Here's to warmer weather and the blooming of my Snowdrops ;-)
Great news for Clark County residents! Block foam can be dropped off at Central Transfer and Recycling, 11034 NE 117th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98662. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am - 6pm and weekends from 8am - 4pm. Traffic can get a little busy out there on the weekends so we recommend you make your trip on a weekd...
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It's Time to Bust Some Waste!
We’re excited to announce that WasteBusters is open for registration! To sign up for the waste reduction challenge, visit www.wastebusters.green and select Register now!
We will walk you through picking one of three waste-busting pledges; choosing a group or going solo; creating your profile; and teaching you how to earn points. By participating online throughout the 21 day challenge, you will earn points and be entered into drawings to win prizes! The first 100 people to sign up will be sent a free Green Neighbors bag!
Reduce: I pledge to reduce my food waste by thoughtfully planning my meals each week and buying only the food I will use.
Reuse: I pledge to use reusable coffee mugs and water bottles for all of my to-go beverages.
Recycle: I pledge to recycle everything that is accepted in my curb-side recycling containers.
If you choose to create a new group, invite co-workers and friends to join your group! This will create camaraderie and friendly competition, adding an extra incentive to change our waste habits!
Invite your friends, family and co-workers to take the pledge!
Terry Aitken will present a program covering a full range of world-class iris types. Their hybridizing program focuses on extending the iris bloom in all types of irises. Examples of exciting specimens from their reselect field will be included in the presentation.
The Clark County Green Awards will recognize efforts in our community to reduce waste, protect the environment, and conserve resources. Nominations are now being accepted through February 24 in the following categories: Green product/service, small employer (less than 25 employees), large employer (25+ employees), Green Apple award (sch...
Recycling Events - 2017 events have not been scheduled yet.
Clark County, the cities of Battle Ground, Camas, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver and Washougal and the town of Yacolt are hosting Recycling Day Events in 2017. The events will give Clark County, Washington, residents an opportunity to manage a variety of special wastes through reuse and/or recycling.
All across Clark County, people just like you are donating their time and energy to help preserve Clark County’s environment and enhance the quality of life of its residents. There are multiple opportunities to become involved!
February is the perfect month to remember and show love to your backyard birds. It is also a good time to get ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count occurring Friday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. 20. The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that encourages bird watchers of all ages to tally the number of birds seen and create a real-time snapshot of their locations.
Various topics related to beekeeping covered (may) include: bee biology, colony organization, colony establishment, equipment and materials needed, maintenance by the season, and (of course) honey harvest!
Meet at Woodland Walmart Parking Lot. Take exit 22 (Dike Access Rd.), off I-5 North. Go around the circle to the left and under the freeway (West) to the Walmart off the right, SW corner of the parking lot. We will carpool from there.
Most of the birding will be done from the car or standing along the road when safe.
Winter in the agricultural bottoms of Woodland can be exciting and interesting! There are always lots of raptors. For more information about the trip, please click here
Susan Setterberg 856-701-25423, George Mayfield 360-687-0860