Composter Recycler Program

The Clark County Composter Recycler 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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We are dedicated to assisting Clark County residents in waste reduction, composting, recycling and sustainability efforts.


  • Pete DuBois

    Pete DuBois

    Pete DuBois (he/him/his) coordinates the Composter Recycler program for Clark County Public Health. He leads classroom trainings, public workshops, and field work to show how the community can divert food waste from the landfill by home composting. The program reaches 1,000’s of community members a year. Pete maintains dozens of worm bins, lasagna garden bed and backyard composters. Pete has a Master’s in economics from Portland State University.

    Pete plays bluegrass guitar and is an outdoors enthusiast finding solace backpacking, river rafter, hiking and skiing.

  • Shannon Hunter

    Shannon Hunter

    Shannon Hunter (she/her/hers) is an Environmental Programs Technician for Clark County Public Health. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2020 with a bachelors degree in Environmental Sciences & a minor in Global Sustainability, Shannon moved to the Pacific Northwest to serve as an AmeriCorps member with Clark County Green Neighbors for a year. She is excited to be supporting the Composter Recycler program currently. Shannon is passionate about building relationships with community members, advocating for social justice efforts and "talking trash" (a.k.a. waste reduction, composting, recycling, etc.). 

    In her free time, Shannon can be found skiing, backpacking, paddleboarding and singing Taylor Swift songs in the car.

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