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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How to Track Sustainability Progress and Make a Difference

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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Waste Prevention Workshop Summary

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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Fluorescent Light Tube Recycling Options for Businesses

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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