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    Clark County
    Green Business Program

    Clark County Green Business program offers resources and onsite assistance to support your business goals to operate efficiently, reduce your environmental impact, and offer employees a healthy workplace. We recognize and celebrate environmental excellence with Green Business certification.

Green Your Business

Conserve resources, create a healthier work environment for employees, and enhance your recycling and composting programs. Clark County Green Business program offers:

Evaluations to identify opportunities to increase efficiencies and reduce waste
Assistance with recycling and composting programs
Recycling trainings and presentations for employees

Get Certified

Join the growing list of certified Green Businesses. Earning Green Business certification demonstrates to your customers and employees that your business is committed to the environment and to your community.

Recognition as a Green Business
Self-assessment tool
Business-focused networking events, tours and workshops

About Green Biz

The Clark County Green Business Program recognizes businesses for environmental excellence through onsite assistance and verification of green business practices. The program provides an environmental assessment, resources, and assistance to businesses seeking a structured approach to implementing green initiatives and measuring results.

Our businesses demonstrate that going green is not only good for the environment, it is also good for business's bottom line, improving employee morale, increasing operational efficiency and maintaining a positive public image.

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Green Business Spotlight

Thatcher's Coffee is a local, woman-owned business that opened in 2012 in the Grand Central Retail Center, located just east of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver. Their desires to support the community and reduce their environmental impact have combined to create a warm and welcoming space. Certifying as a Clark County Green Business in 2018, Thatcher's continues to find creative ways to be green, involving their customers in supporting and connecting with the community. "We care deeply about supporting the community that ...

Latest News

August 06, 2019
It's bound to happen. Your office computer finally gives out. Your point of sale terminal needs to be replaced. The TV you bought in 1995 is in a closet because it's beyond repair. Simply put, it's time to get rid of these electronics. But what should businesses do with electronic waste (e-wast...

Green Biz Events

09-19-2019 8:00 am9:00 am
Free

Green Business Morning Blend is an opportunity to network and discuss business environmental initiatives in an informal setting. Held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at different locations, the event is free and open to all Green Business program participants and anyone with an interest in greening their own business or workplace. 

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Green Businesses

Columbia Springs

Explore a gem in the city! Columbia Springs provides our community a unique space to explore and experience nature, just a stone’s throw from downtown Vancouver. With 100 acres of forest, streams, lakes, and wetlands, and over two miles of maintained hiking trails, the site offers no shortage of potential adventures. Columbia Springs serves as a leader in environmental education for Clark County.

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Aspen Pest Control

Aspen Pest Control is a local Vancouver, WA based company providing both residential and commercial exterminator services to its customers. Aspen is very proud to be a Clark County Certified Green Business! The men and women at Aspen take their stewardship to provide sustainable and eco-friendly pest control services very seriously.

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Washington State University Vancouver

As one of six campuses of the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver offers big-school resources in a small-school environment. We provide baccalaureate- and graduate-level education.

Hilton Vancouver Washington

Located adjacent to Esther Short Park and within easy reach of Portland Expo Center, Clark Country Event Center & Sleep County Amphitheater, this downtown hotel has 30,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space with a fully equipped business center.

Vancouver, Washington View details