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Sep
29

Meet the new Green Business AmeriCorps member

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Clark County Green Business recently welcomed Abbie Swenson to our team. Abbie will be serving with us for 10 months as an AmeriCorps member to enhance environmental initiatives in the region. Read on to learn a little more about Abbie's background, interests, and the green business projects she'll be supporting w...
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Aug
03

What to tell your patients about medicine disposal?

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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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Jun
01

Apply to be a Clark Green Biz AmeriCorps Member!

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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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May
27

New Paint Recycling Program for Businesses

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*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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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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