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 2016. 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


For further information, contact Clark County Environmental Services at 360-397-2121 ext 4352.

We are looking for volunteers! To volunteer at one of the Recycle Day Events, please contact


Dates for these events are as follows:



Yacolt - Saturday, April 9, 9am - 2pm
Yacolt Primary School, 406 W Yacolt Rd.
No shredding at this location. See below for materials accepted.

Washougal - Saturday, May 14, 9am - 1pm
Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St.
See below for materials accepted.

Camas - Saturday, April 16, 9am - 1pm
Camas Public Works Operations, 1620 SE 8th Ave.

See below for materials accepted.

East Vancouver - Saturday, May 21, 9am - 1pm
C-Tran Fisher's Landing Transit Center, 3510 SE 164th Ave.
See below for materials accepted.

Ridgefield - Saturday, April 23, 9am - 1pm
5901 South 11th St.
No shredding at this location. See below for materials accepted.


La Center - Saturday, April 30, 9am - 1pm
Holley Park, 1000 East 4th St
See below for materials accepted.




Central Vancouver - Saturday, Sept.17, 9am - 1pm
Clark College, Yellow Lot 1, 1900 Fort Vancouver Way
See below for materials accepted.


Battle Ground - Saturday, Oct. 1, 9am - 1pm
Battle Ground High School parking lot, 
300 W Main St. enter from N Parkway Ave. onto NW 3rd Way
See below for materials accepted.


Description of Materials

  • Block Foam

  • ACCEPTED: 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.

  • E-Waste
    ACCEPTED: Computers, monitors, TVs, printers, VCRs, typewriters, cell phones and other electronics.
    NOT ACCEPTED: Microwaves.

  • Freon Containing Items
    ACCEPTED: 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.

  • Scrap Metal
    ACCEPTED: 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.

  • Shredding
    ACCEPTED: Limit of two banker boxes per visit.
    NOTE: Please remain in your vehicle unless directed by staff. Please note that shredding will only be available at Camas, La Center, Washougal, Hazel Dell, Vancouver, East Vancouver and Battle Ground events.

  • Tires
    ACCEPTED: 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.

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