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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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2022 Green Business Award Winners

Each year, businesses and community members are presented with awards for their efforts to reduce their environmental footprint and make continuous improvements toward a sustainable future. Our 2022 Clark County Green Business Awards winners:

PeaceHealth Southwest    Wallis Engineering    Columbia Springs  

Green Business Spotlight

Signal Hound, our newest Green Business, is excited to continue to grow and develop as a Clark County Green Business in Battle Ground. Our AmeriCorps member, Mackenzie Hagedorn, had the opportunity to sit down with Sean Phillips, the company's creative producer and green team lead at Signal Hound, to talk about their green goals and accomplishments, and their plan to win a 2025 Green Business Award. Read on to learn more or visit their Green Business listing here. Can you describe the overall sustainability messaging of Signal Hound? Sean:"Sign...

January Morning Blend

January Morning Blend

Our January Morning Blend event will be hosted by our Green Business Jacobs! We are excited to be touring their water treatment center in Vancouver on January 31st at 9AM. We're going to start the day with some light refreshments at the Vancouver Water Resource Education Center downstairs classroom and hear from Jacobs to learn more about their sustainability initiatives. Then we are going to head over to their water treatment plant for the tour!

We recommend wearing closed toe shoes and long pants, and all other safety gear will be provided. There's a large parking lot by the Water Resource Education Center, and you will be directed down to the meeting place at 9AM. 


9:00am: Networking at the Water Resource Education Center, we'll be in the downstairs classroom

9:30am: Jacob's sustainability initiatives 

9:45am: Guided tour of Jacob's water treatment center! The tour is expected to last around 45 minutes

Event Details

Event Date 01-31-2024 9:00 am
Event End Date 01-31-2024 10:30 am
Capacity 25
Registered 14
Individual Price Free
Location Vancouver Water Resource Education Center

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Latest News

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Green Businesses

Frito-Lay, Vancouver

Frito-Lay manufactures, markets, and distributes a variety of snack foods, corn chips and potato chips regionally.

Vancouver, Washington
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Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store

The Clark County Habitat for Humanity Store accepts donations of new and used building materials, furniture, appliances, and home goods, and sells them in the store to raise money for Habitat home-building projects.

Vancouver, WA
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Exquisite Crystals

Online and retail sales collectible of crystal & mineral specimens

Vancouver, WA
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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.

Vancouver, Washington
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