News

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...
Continue reading
Nov
06

Make the Switch to Recycled Content Copy Paper

printer-paper
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...
Continue reading
Oct
30

Check your catch basins and keep our waterways clean

for-stormwater-pag_20181030-215937_1
Catch basins stop pollutants from reaching waterways by trapping sediment and other material picked up by stormwater runoff. Catch basins are the metal grates found in parking lots that allow stormwater to drain away. They also include a sump to trap sediment to keep it out of the storm drainage system. Catch basins need regular maintenance to remo...
Continue reading
Oct
29

Don't Drip and Drive events were held at Barre3 Felida and Corwin Beverage

Two Clark County Green Businesses partnered with the Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington to host free  Don't Drip and Drive events. During these vehicle 'leak check' events, residents and employees found  out if their vehicle has a leak and le arned about repair options available from a third party auto technician. C...
Continue reading
Mar
15

Green Business in the News: LSW Architects

ryd-logo
 The Clark County Green Business LSW Architects has been making waves in the community with their development of Ryd , a free green shuttle service for people who work in downtown Vancouver. Ryd — an acronym for Rethink Your Drive — is providing downtown employees with a free ride to their office when they park a little ways away. The shuttle ...
Continue reading