Clark County Green News

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Clark County presents green award trophies created by Washougal High School students

The annual Clark County Green Awards celebrate the accomplishments and commitment of individuals and organizations who work to reduce harmful environmental impacts, educate others and give back to the community. This year, Clark County Green Schools presented the award winners with unique trophies crafted by students at Washougal High School. These...

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Join our Team - Clark County Green Schools is seeking AmeriCorps Team member!


Sare Campbell wraps up her successful AmeriCorps term with Clark County Green Schools. She served the program from October 2022 to June 2023. Check out this blog post for a recap of her experiences  I am so grateful for the opportunity to have served with the Clark County Green Schools program. Over my AmeriCorps term, I conducted 13 lunc...

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Year in Review - Clark County Green Schools

Clark County Green Schools team is celebrating another successful year educating Clark County students, school staff and volunteers about sustainability! Over the course of the 2022-2023 school year, educators from Clark County Green Schools, EarthGen, Clark County Composter Recyclers, Waste Connections and the City of Vancouver partnered to teach ...

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Observing Lasting Change: La Center School District

The Clark County Green Schools team partnered with La Center School District to roll out a district wide cafeteria composting program this year! Our team worked collaboratively with La Center students and staff to collect data about cafeteria waste by completing waste audits.  The waste audit is the most informative data Clark County Gree...

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Celebrating Community Partnerships Between Schools and a Local Bike Repair Shop


Have you ever noticed a bike tube on your school's compost bin? These bike tubes have been repurposed from a local bike shop to help fasten compost cart liners to the bins - keeping bins cleaner and allowing the liners to be reused!  One of the most common contaminants found in Clark County's recycling and compost stream is plastic and compost...

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