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Jun
06

Join the Plastic Free EcoChallenge!

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Join us this July for a plastic-free life, and together we can turn our dream of a plastic-free world into reality. Alongside thousands of EcoChallengers around the world, you take on a 31-day EcoChallenge designed by you. Choose 'everyday' or 'one-time' actions from a collection of 65+ suggested actions, or get creative and create your own pl...
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May
15

Green Cleaning for Businesses in 5 steps

Green Cleaning for Businesses in 5 steps

​Cleaning can be a messy task, but that doesn't mean you need harsh chemicals to get every job done. Bleach, ammonia, solvents, oven cleaners, antimicrobial soaps and petroleum based cleaners are examples of cleaning products that can be harmful to employees, clients and the environment. Switching to green products does not have to be complicated or costly. The majority of daily cleaning tasks can be accomplished with cleaners made from vinegar, baking soda, borax, vegetable soap, or other water-based solutions. The diversity of products claiming to have environmental benefits can be overwhelming, so read on to learn our 5 recommendations for green cleaning.

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May
08

3rd Annual Procession of the Species!

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​The 2019 Recycled Arts Festival is right around the corner, and there are many opportunities for businesses to get involved. This year will be the 14th annual festival, and the 3rd Procession of the Species coordinated by Clark County. Both the Festival and the Procession offer great opportunities to help our community and celebrate the environment!

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Apr
29

May is Small Business Month in Vancouver

Clark County Green Business is participating in two resource fairs in support of Small Business Month in Vancouver, a celebration of the small businesses in our area that help the community thrive by providing jobs, services, and amenities.  The fairs being offered are on May 23rd and May 29th from 4-7 pm. These resource fairs w...
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Apr
01

We Compost: Where do my food scraps go?

Around 95 businesses in Clark County are separating their food waste to be composted at the commercial level. Do you know where your food scraps go? First, the contents of your food waste cart are taken by a Waste Connections truck that only handles food waste. This food waste truck travels all throughout Clark County to different bu...
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