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Jan
31

Register Now! WasteBusters is Here

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WasteBusters  registration is open! This annual online waste-reduction challenge allows you to choose a pledge to cut back on your garbage. Signing up means you reduce waste, and learn new habits for the better. This year, you can choose from three pledges: Eliminate single use cups by bringing your own mug Use no single-use grocery bags Plan ...
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Jan
04

New Year Resolutions: Goal setting for 2019

As you and your green team have ideas and develop projects to reduce your environmental impact, incorporate goals using the S.M.A.R.T. framework to make it easier to document your progress and to keep your green team's progress on track. ​ Specific: Instead of setting a goal to be more environmental, find a specific area that yo...
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Nov
27

Nominate your business for a Clark County Green Business Award

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The Clark County Green Business program is accepting nominations for our annual Green Business Awards. We want to recognize your innovations and achievements to advance sustainability by considering the environment in decision-making and business practices. All certified Clark County Green Businesses should consider submitting a nomination form. No...
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Nov
26

Get to know Austin, Clark County Green Business AmeriCorps member

Hi my name is Austin and I am the 2018-2019 AmeriCorps Green Business Outreach Coordinator. I have lived in Vancouver, Washington for most of my life and it is good to be home again. Having just graduated with a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington –Seattle, I am happy to be assisting the Clark County Green Business program's o...
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Nov
06

Make the Switch to Recycled Content Copy Paper

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Switching your business to using recycled paper is more than a strategy to save trees. Recycled paper does more for the planet: it creates jobs, supports local recycling programs, reduces solid waste, and saves energy, bleach and water at the paper mills. In the U.S., the paper industry is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions beca...
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