Happy New Year! We hope your year is off to a good start. Clark County Green Business Program is looking forward to working with you in the year ahead. We miss seeing you in person, but we can still connect with you by phone, virtual meeting, or at an event. We are kicking off the new year with Green Business Morning Blend on Thursday, Jan. 21. Hope to see you there!
It's not too late to sign up for the Master Composter Recycler training. During the 7-week online course, you'll learn about backyard composting, vermicomposting, recycling, sustainable living, green cleaning, and more.
Simply Thyme Catering offers a full range of catering services to customers in the Vancouver and Portland Metro area. They have the ability to prepare for every occasion, including individual meals, corporate luncheons, large weddings and everything in between. In the kitchen, Chef Tamara is focused on local, seasonal ingredients when possible, and dishes are prepared to cut down on food waste. For example, vegetable trimmings are used to make soup stock. They also participate in a program that utilizes 90% of their food scraps to feed chickens.
Join us for a virtual edition of our monthly event to share ideas, network and discuss business environmental initiatives. This month, we will welcome 2021 with a fun and engaging discussion about setting goals, planning and organizing projects in the year ahead.
Last month, 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 to the business community. Read on for information about the bag ban implementation delay along with key takeaways from the December presentation and Q&A.
The Food & Film series, hosted by the Watershed Alliance and sponsored in part by Clark County Green Neighbors and Vancouver Community Library, has gone virtual for 2021. A link for the upcoming film Into the Canyon will be available to view the film within a 72-hour window Jan. 25 - 27. Follow the Watershed Alliance on Facebook for event reminders.
Into the Canyon is about two journalists that traverse the Grand Canyon by foot, hoping to better understand the revered canyon.
trash your takeout containers
Reminder: Takeout containers, napkins, utensils and cups are garbage. To learn more about what's recyclable and what's not, visit www.recyclinga-z.com or email . We welcome your questions are here to help you recycle right.
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.