Biz Spotlights


Sorting it out: Your guide to commercial recycling in Clark County

Metal cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles and jars, paper and cardboard are all common items and packaging that we know we can toss in either our curbside recycling cart or glass bin at home. While commercial recycling service in Clark County accepts the same types of materials that residential recycling does, the items in a business waste stream ...

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Greening Your Business Ecosystem

The word ecosystem generally brings to mind the environment and the many relationships, or interconnections, that exists between different living species. There is another type of ecosystem though, one that refers to the relationships that can exist between your business and other entities. Some of the most common groups businesses interact with as...

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Reuse at Work: A Simple and Cost Saving Approach to Workplace Sustainability


It can be tough for businesses to implement sustainability initiatives when they may require changes to processes, added expenditures, or additional work for your staff. Fortunately, there is an extremely low-effort way for you to green your business – and it actually saves money! The cost of office supplies for new and current employees can add up...

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Greening your holiday parties

Clark County Green Business is excited to share tips for having a more sustainable holiday season, especially when planning your holiday parties. The most effective way to host a green event is to plan for sustainability from the beginning. By asking questions, planning ahead, and considering the environment, an event of any size can be made more s...

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Tackling the Issue of Food Waste: Divert

Composting is a potent tool to reduce methane from our landfills by converting food scraps into rich fertilizer, which is detrimental to mitigating the amount of greenhouse gas emissions we produce. However, millions of tons of food waste are generated between Washington and Oregon annually, mostly from commercial kitchens and large grocery stores ...

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