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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Property managers are invited to join Clark County's Green Apartment Living for its 2021 online webinar series. These workshops provide tips on preventing various sources of pollution and enhancing multifamily properties. 

  • See examples of how to prevent pollution
  • Get helpful, practical tips for your site
  • Ask local experts questions and get advice

This FREE six-part series is created especially for property managers. Register and attend a webinar to be entered into a drawing for a $50 Visa gift card!

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Expert Tips – Tree Care for the Property Manager

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Healthy trees provide shade, reduce energy costs, prevent soil erosion, beautify landscapes, and filter air and water. Learn about hiring a professional tree care provider, tree permits, and more!

Pet Relief – Poop Smart

Wednesday, Mar. 24, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Many of us live with dogs and it doesn’t have to be messy. Hear from a local expert on effective research-based strategies to communicate with tenants about picking up pet waste, considerations for choosing a pet relief location and more!

Community Gardens – Not Just For Homeowners Anymore!

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Many renters are seeking out apartment complexes that allow residents and staff to maintain a thriving community garden. Learn about whether a community garden might be right for your site, benefits of community gardens and more!

Talking Trash – Waste and Recycling

Wednesday, May 19, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Disposing of items is a part of everyday living, but does not have to be a burden. Learn about how to keep your property’s garbage and recycling enclosure accessible to tenants, how to respond to common situations such as disposal of bulky items and more!

Utilities – Conserving For Savings

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Local experts in water and energy conservation will share resources, tips and incentives to lower your building’s use of resources.

A Bug’s Life – Safer Pest Control

Wednesday, Jul. 21, 12–1 pm, via ZOOM

Watch Recording

Join WSU Clark County Master Gardeners to learn about some of our common insect pests and get techniques for managing them without the use of pesticides.

  •  Master Gardener Answer Clinic - Email inquiries to (preferred) or call 564.397.5711
    • Plant, insect ID
    • Plant problem diagnosis
    • Answers to garden/landscape questions


Clark County solid waste planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Clark County, Battle Ground, Camas, La Center, Ridgefield, Washougal, Vancouver and Yacolt.

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Supported by funding from the WA Department of Ecology's Pollution Prevention Assistance Partnership.

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