Several spring recycling events to be held throughout Clark County

CLARK COUNTY — A series of free Green Neighbors Recycling Day events will expand opportunities for Clark County residents to recycle a variety of items.

Event times and locations include:

  • Several spring Recycling Day events will be held around the Clark County area starting with one on April 1 at Evergreen High School.
    Several spring Recycling Day events will be held around the Clark County area starting with one on April 1 at Evergreen High School.

    Sat., April 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Evergreen High School, 14300 NE 18th St., Vancouver

  • Sat., April 8, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Yacolt Primary School, 406 W. Yacolt Road, Yacolt
  • Sat., April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 5901 S. 11th St., Ridgefield
  • Sat., April 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Holley Park, 1000 E. 4th St., La Center
  • Sat., May 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St., Washougal
  • Sat., May 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St., Washougal
  • Sat., May 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground

County residents can drop off block foam, electronic equipment, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, scrap metal and no more than five tires without rims per person. All events, except Yacolt and Ridgefield, will provide shredding for up to two banker boxes of paper. No business waste will be accepted.

Residents who cannot attend an event can find year-round options at RecyclingA-Z.com.

Recycling Day events are free and open to all Clark County residents. Proof of residency, such as driver’s license or other identifications with an address, may be required.

Household hazardous waste (HHW), such as paints, pesticides, poisons, automotive fluids and chemicals will not be accepted. Dispose of HHW for free year-round at these three transfer stations:

  • Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St., Washougal, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., the third Saturday of the month
  • Central Transfer and Recycling Center, 11034 NE 117th Ave., Vancouver, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri.-Sun.
  • West Vancouver Materials Recovery Center, 6601 NW Old River Road, Vancouver, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and Saturday

Additional information about HHW disposal is available at www.clark.wa.gov/hhw or call (360) 397-2121, ext. 4352.

Green Neighbors, a Public Health program of Clark County Solid Waste, sponsors Recycling Day events in partnership with the cities. A Washington State Department of Ecology grant provides funding. For information, visit www.clarkgreenneighbors.org/recyclingday.html.

This information was provided by Clark County.

 

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