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Jan
12

Bag Ban Forum Event Summary

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Clark County Green Business hosted an informational Bag Ban Forum for Businesses on Dec. 8, 2020. Shannon Jones, the Materials Management Coordinator from the Washington Department of Ecology, presented an enlightening PowerPoint slideshow reviewing the ins and outs of the bag ban law. The first phase of this five-year transition requires all retai...
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Dec
10

21 Days to a Greener 2021 Challenge

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As we enthusiastically await the New Year, I invite you to participate in our 21 Days to a Greener 2021 Challenge! Designed to make working from home fun this holiday season, this list will have both easy and challenging activities that green your holidays, homes, and workspaces in time for the new year. Be sure to share this challenge with your co...
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Nov
09

What Businesses Need to Know about the Upcoming Bag Ban

What you need to know Scheduled to begin January 1, 2021, all establishments that sell goods to consumers will be required to charge an 8-cent fee for carry-out bags. Customers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags. The fee will go directly to businesses to off-set the cost of purchasing carry-out bags required to be made f...
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Oct
23

Meet the Green Business AmeriCorps Member!

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Clark County would like to introduce our newest member of our Green Business team! Marissa Porcellini will be serving as an AmeriCorps member for the 2020 – 2021 season. Below are a few questions so you can get to know her a bit better. Be sure to say hi to her at the next Green Business virtual event!   Where are you from? I am from Ocean Cou...
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Aug
03

A Farewell Message from Michelle, Green Business AmeriCorps Member

During my term with the Green Business program, I contributed to the program's goals and engaged with several local businesses to help them be more sustainable. I took over planning and leading the monthly networking events and supported the other Environmental Outreach program's events. I joined the Strategic Energy Management team and encouraged ...
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