Clark County Green News

Current Green Schools news, articles and information
Jan
26

Clark County Green Schools is excited to welcome new Waste Connections Schools Educator, Crystal Moore to the team!

Crystal Moore recently joined the Waste Connections team as their Schools Waste Reduction Coordinator. Crystal comes to Waste Connections after working in the Public School System. After years of witnessing the inefficiency of school recycling, she realized that the best way to foster stewardship in youth is to promote education and outreach. Cryst...

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Dec
28

Register Today for the Clark County Winter Educator Training!

Registration Information  WHEN: Thursday, February 2nd 4:00-7:00  WHERE: West Park Community Room, Located in the Esther Short Building - 610 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660 REGISTER TODAY! For any questions, please reach out to Cam Foy at cameron.foy@earthgenwa.org.   Agenda Details Join us for the second in a series of professional ...

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Dec
01

La Center Schools launch district wide compost program

Over one-third of the food produced in the United States is never eaten! Food waste is the single most common material landfilled and incinerated in the United States. By reducing food waste, we can increase food security, promote resource and energy conservation, and address climate change. Over the last year, La Center School District has been ac...

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Nov
28

Green Schools partners with EarthGen to host Fall education events for local teachers and students

Each year Clark County Green Schools partners with EarthGen to offer trainings to support educators and connect local students interested in environmental stewardship. This Fall we celebrated the return of in-person events with the Educator Training and Secondary Student Summit. Our goal is that these events provide opportunities for local lea...

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Oct
14

Green Schools Educator Ellen Ives Stepping Away From Position at Waste Connections

By: Ellen Ives  After eight years working as the schools educator with Waste Connections, my last day in this job will be November 4th. Rest assured, a person will be hired in my place. The time we've spent together through these years, discovering, and learning of the impact that we humans have on the health of the planet that supports our li...

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