Biz Spotlights


What to tell your patients about medicine disposal?


Advice for communicating medicine disposal to patients Have you ever been unsure what to tell your patients to do with expired and unwanted medicine? Good news! The state of Washington has opened its doors to MED-Project – a free, safe and easy product stewardship program for residents to dispose of old medication at local drop-off locations or usi...

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Green Business Spotlight: Columbia Credit Union


As one of the original members of Clark County Green Business, Columbia Credit Union has been a pioneer in sustainability for years. It has been honored with multiple awards, including Best in Business from the Vancouver Business Journal and The Columbian's Best of Clark County. Passionate about environmental stewardship long before becoming a...

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Green Business Spotlight: Thatcher's Coffee


Congratulations to Thatcher's Coffee! July marks their 11-year anniversary. As a certified green business for several years, Jamie Erdman believes part of her obligation as a business owner is to make the community better at every opportunity. From composting to reducing plastic bag liners, Thatcher's Coffee works hard to foster sustainable ha...

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Apply to be a Clark Green Biz AmeriCorps Member!


Clark County Green Business is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for Fall 2021! As my time as a Green Business AmeriCorps member comes to a close, I reflect on everything I learned and accomplished over the past year. Through this position, I have received the opportunity to work with members of the community, stakeholders, attend trainings, and lead e...

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New Paint Recycling Program for Businesses


*Drumroll, Please* A new paint recycling program is available for businesses in Washington state! A nonprofit called PaintCare, invites all businesses to dispose of leftover latex paints, stains, and varnishes for a small fee at nearby retail stores and solid waste facilities. Businesses may dispose of oil-based paint if they are a small quant...

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