Biz Spotlights

May
19

How to Track Sustainability Progress and Make a Difference

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The United Nations defines sustainability as the ability to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. But what does this mean exactly? In our third and final event in the Green Team Series: Tracking Progress and Change, we asked attendees to describe what comes to mind w...

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May
06

Waste Prevention Workshop Summary

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Clark County Green Business is hosting a spring workshop series focused on green team engagement. The second event in the workshop series took place April 14 at 8:30am and discussed the benefits of waste prevention. In this event, attendees learned how to properly sort, reduce and target high waste areas at their business. How can you reduce waste?...

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May
05

Green Business Spotlight: Vancouver Wellness Studio

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"We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." Chief Seattle Vancouver Wellness Studio is a unique place for whole-person healthcare in Vancouver, Washington. We are a dynamic team of holistic health professionals who work together to provide quality, cohesive care for the mind, body, and spirit.   We be...

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Apr
26

Fluorescent Light Tube Recycling Options for Businesses

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Fluorescent light recycling is available for businesses in Clark County. Through Washington's LightRecycle Program, businesses can recycle up to 10 fluorescent lights, CFLs, or HIDs per day for free, at a Clark County transfer station or other participating drop-off site. These mercury containing lights are always dangerous when sent to the la...

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Mar
24

Everything You Need to Know About Paper Shredding

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Did you know, not every item containing names and addresses needs to be shredded? And that shredded paper cannot be placed in the mixed recycling cart? There are certain items that should be shredded and handled separately from standard paper recycling services. Continue reading to learn why it is better to recycle more and shre...

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