Happy Earth Month! If you’re looking to celebrate Earth Day by sharing sustainable living information with your coworkers, the Master Composter Recycler Program has a variety of virtual learning opportunities available.
Each year, Clark County Public Health celebrates outstanding work of businesses and organizations by presenting three Green Awards. The winners of these awards are dedicated to advancing sustainability and are inspiring change-makers in the community. Congratulations to our 2021 winners: C-TRAN, Frito Lay Vancouver, and Harvest of Peace Microgreens! Keep reading to learn more about each winner.
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 shred less.
Join us for this 1-hour workshop and learn how to take your recycling and waste prevention activities to the next level! Our featured presenter, Danielle Womble from Waste Connections, will offer tips to cut waste and optimize your recycling program.
Tracking Progress and Change, the third event in our workshop series, will review necessary leadership skills for monitoring change at an organization. The event will benefit those interested in strengthening sustainability focused teams, review how environmental change is tracked, and provide resources to help implement sustainability themed values in your organization.
Property managers are invited to join Clark County's Green Apartment Living for its FREE 2021 online webinar series. Many renters are seeking out apartment complexes that allow residents and staff to maintain a thriving community garden. Learn about whether a community garden might be right for your site, benefits of community gardens and more!
A new paint recycling program launched April 1 in the state of Washington. The program allows households and businesses to recycle leftover paint, stain, and varnish conveniently and sustainably. The program is operated by PaintCare, a nonprofit organization created by the paint industry through the American Coatings Association (ACA) to manage leftover paint in states that have enacted paint stewardship laws. There are over 15 drop off sites in Clark County. Read more and learn how to participate by visiting the PaintCare website.
Clark County Green Business offers recognition for your achievements in waste reduction, conservation and efficiency. We support individuals and green teams to create more sustainable workplaces in Clark County.
We’re here to assist with your projects to evaluate and improve environmental practices. We offer assistance for recycling and composting programs and to identify opportunities to increase efficiencies and reduce waste.