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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Master Composter Recycler News and Announcements

May Workshops: Composting, Wormbins, and Green Cleaning!

​Its Spring here in Clark County, and that means that means the Master Composter Recycler Program is starting another season of workshops! Different composting methods, waste reduction, reducing household toxins, and much more are in store. Be sure to register beforehand  so preparations can be made. Check out our offerings and sign up soon! C...
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First 2019 CASEE work party!

On a sunny and clear March morning, MCR volunteers gave some of their valuable weekend time to help prepare the Compost Demonstration Site at the Battle Ground  Center for Agriculture, Science, and Environmental Education (or CASEE for short). The Demo site is an active composting site with various composting methods and systems on display for...
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Vancouver Farmers Market MCR Booth

We have some exciting news! We have opened registration for the first MCR Booth during the 2019 Vancouver Farmers market season! Our tabling events are one of our many ways to get the message out to the community at large about our programs and mission. We have a wide variety of flyers, handouts, and activities such as a live wo...
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21 MCR 2019 class members are taking the WasteBusters Challenge (over 50% of the class!)

The WasteBusters online challenge started on March 1st, at the kick-off party at the Columbia Bank Community Room! This event included a speaker on waste reduction actions.  WasteBusters challenges people to take steps in their day-to-day actions to reduce waste and do less with more Of the people who attended, 23% were MCR members. The MCR's&...
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MCR Class of 2019, Hot Pile Contest Bin Build

As part of the Master Composter Recycler training, we had our annual hot pile contest. We will test the maturity of the bins based on the Solvita Compost Maturity test, to determine the winner. Afterwards, our group built a Lasagna Garden with the remaining greens and browns. 

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