We are dedicated to assisting Clark County residents in waste reduction, composting, recycling and sustainability efforts.
Pete DuBois (he/him/his) coordinates the Composter Recycler program for Clark County Public Health. He leads an annual intensive volunteer training, conducts 12 public workshops, and oversees 3 compost demonstration sites. The program reaches over 1,000 community members a year. Pete maintains dozens of worm bins, a quarter acre of lasagna compost gardens, and multiple working composting systems. In addition, Pete is currently the project manager for updating the County’s Solid Waste Management Plan. Pete has a Master’s in economics from Portland State University.
Pete plays guitar in a bluegrass band and power trio. Pete is outdoors enthusiast finding solace backpacking, mountain climbing, river rafter, hiking and skiing.
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.