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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Bring your special waste for reuse and recycling

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.

Please note that we are no longer accepting Household Hazardous Waste at collection events. You may dispose of these materials, free of charge, at our drop-off facilities on the weekends. For days and times please visit the website.

We are looking for volunteers! To volunteer at one of the Recycle Day Events, please contact us at 360-397-2121 ext 4352.

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Recycling Days

Free Community Document Shred Event
Sat Sep 23 @10:00AM - 02:00PM
Whole Foods

Block Foam

White #6 block foam (Styrofoam), clean and dry.

Not Accepted
Plastic-wrapped, yellow urethane foam, spongy polypropylene foam, food trays, foam film, hot tub covers, packing peanuts and foam with cardboard with tape or metal attached.

Scrap Metal

Large appliances (ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, clothes washers/dryers and dishwashers), barbecues, metal sinks and other metal items. Accepted items must be mostly metal.

Not Accepted
Propane tanks, car bodies, trailers or metals with grease.


Computers, monitors, TVs, printers, VCRs, typewriters, cell phones and other electronics.

Not Accepted


Limit of two banker boxes per visit. Please remain in your vehicle unless directed by staff. Shredding will only be available at Camas, La Center, Washougal, Vancouver, and Battle Ground events.

Not Accepted
NO shredding at Yacolt or Ridgefield.

Freon Containing Items

Residential freezers, refrigerators; A/C units only; limit three Freon containing units per participant/per day.

Not Accepted
Commercial equipment, or RV and automotive air conditioning units.


Regular size automobile, SUV, pickup truck and motorcycle tires, limit five tires per participant/per day. Rims (by themselves) are accepted for the scrap metal box.

Not Accepted
Tractor-trailer size or larger; tires with rims; tires from service station owners, repair garages or any type of tire dealer or re-treader.