Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County 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. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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Our Fall 2021 Schedule is here!

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At this time workshops will take place via ZOOM.
Please register and we will send information the week prior

Curbside Composting: Organics 101

Wednesday, October 6th, 7-8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn what is accepted in the City of Vancouver’s curbside organics service and why.

Backyard Composting

Wednesday, October13th, 7-8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn how to compost the SMART way. Construct a compost pile with experts, and view demonstration compost bins in action.

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Red Worm Composting 

Wednesday, October 20th, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn how to construct and maintain a worm bin. Turn your kitchen trimmings into garden gold.  (By attending you qualify for a worm bin, bedding, and worms at no cost).

Request a Worm Bin

Lasagna Garden Composting

Wednesday, October 27th, 7- 8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Build and plant a raised bed garden. No tilling or turning required and most materials are free! Don't worry if your soil is clay, sand, grass or weeds - this method goes right over the top. 

Green Cleaning

Wednesday, November 3rd, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn how to make three versatile household green cleaners and see how fun and safe cleaning can be. (By attending you qualify for a green clean kit at no cost).

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Recycling Done Right

Wednesday, November 10th, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn how to be an expert recycler. Understand why only certain items can go into your Big Blue recycle cart and Binny the glass bin. When in doubt throw it out.

Prevent Food Waste in the First Place

Wednesday, November 17th, 7 - 8:30 p.m. Via ZOOM
Learn tools on how to minimize food spoilage. 



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