Kaley McLachlan-Burton is the Communications Coordinator for Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach, which includes the Clark County Green Schools program. You'll see her out in schools filming, photographing and documenting the amazing work done by local school green teams, to help share their stories. After receiving degrees in...

Kaley McLachlan-Burton is the Communications Coordinator for Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach, which includes the Clark County Green Schools program. You'll see her out in schools filming, photographing and documenting the amazing work done by local school green teams, to help share their stories. After receiving degrees in environmental studies and biology from the University of Washington, Kaley worked in environmental education and outreach in both the public and nonprofit sectors. When she's not at work she most enjoys reading, crafting and exploring with her husband and two rescue dogs.

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Apr
16

Join us for Earth Week Bingo!

Join us for Earth Week Bingo!
Not only is this the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but this celebration of the planet that provides for us was founded by a Clark County native! Help us celebrate Earth Day and Clark County's long history of caring for our environment with a fun BINGO game. Complete any five activities to be entered to win prizes! Click on the links to g...
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Mar
31

Webinars, online training courses, forums and more: resources for school sustainability leaders

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​During the current school closure we want to help, in any way we can, support the school employees, parents and volunteers who are sustainability leaders for our schools. We've compiled some resources for teachers and students to continue their work, connect with each other and explore new ideas from home. We will try to update this page, and shar...
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Mar
20

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit

Recap: elementary and middle school Student Summit
​On Tuesday, March 10, 83 students from 18 schools, staff from seven partner organizations, Washington Green Schools and Clark County Green Schools came together for the annual Student Summit. In the past the Summit has been held in the fall in the form of a kickoff for Green Teams to start the school year with knowledge and resources to help ...
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Mar
19

Learning about sustainability and the environment from home - resources and activities!

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Here at Clark County Green Schools, we are definitely missing getting to work with the amazing students and staff at local schools as they work to make the community greener. Schools may be closed, but we would like to share some of our favorite FREE activities and online resources for exploring sustainability and environmental topics from home. NO...
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Oct
16

Change is hard but "you gotta try it": Hockinson Heights' waste reduction journey

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Change is hard, but at Hockinson Heights Elementary they haven't let that stop them from making huge changes to make their school more sustainable. When we started working with them in 2017, all the waste from lunch was being thrown in the garbage, including recyclables. In order for change to happen there needs to be someone to take the first...
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