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

Responsible Vape Disposal in Clark County

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The Green Neighbors team is always working to keep the community safe! Today, we're here to chat about something you might not think about every day: nicotine vape disposal, which can cause big problems if not disposed of correctly! Did you know that nicotine vapes contain batteries that can explode when placed in the garbage or recycling? Batterie...

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The Natural Garden Tour: Embrace Sustainable Gardening

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Mark your calendar for 10 am to 3 pm Sunday, June 23 and get ready to explore the wonders of the Natural Garden Tour. The self-led tour takes you through various gardens in Clark County, showcasing innovative techniques and environmentally friendly alternatives to synthetic chemicals. This is your chance to gain inspiration, learn new techniqu...

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Congratulations to the 2024 Green Awards Winners!

This Earth Month, Clark County Public Health announced the 2024 Green Awards honoring community leaders in environmental sustainability. These annual awards showcase the accomplishments of community members and businesses by celebrating their commitment to reducing harmful environmental impacts, educating others, and giving back to the community. C...

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Posters for Pickup

The Clark County Solid Waste Education and Outreach team has stumbled upon a collection of stunning posters that promote clean living, natural gardening and showcase the remarkable flora and fauna of the region. Rather than hoarding these treasures, the team is thrilled to share them with the community for free! Whether you're an educator looking t...

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2024 Conscious Consumption Sustainability Education Series


Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is ringing in the New Year by embracing sustainability! Through a partnership with Clark County Public Health, the City of Vancouver and WSU Clark County Extension SNAP-ED, an educational series that focuses on highlighting environmentally friendly lifestyles has been created. The Conscious Consumption Series, host...

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