Six dates remain for spring cleaning around Clark County

VANCOUVER — 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 are:

  • 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 at six remaining spring cleaning events scheduled around Clark County. Photo by Mike Schultz
    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 at six remaining spring cleaning events scheduled around Clark County. Photo by Mike Schultz

    Yacolt: April 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Yacolt Primary School, 406 W. Yacolt Rd.

  • Ridgefield: April 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 5901 South 11th St.
  • La Center: April 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holley Park, 1000 E. 4th St.
  • Camas: May 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St., Washougal
  • Washougal: May 13, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St.
  • Battle Ground: May 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St.

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 a driver’s license or other identification 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., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., third Saturday of the month
  • Central Transfer and Recycling Center, 11034 N.E. 117th Ave., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri.-Sun.
  • West Vancouver Materials Recovery Center, 6601 N.W. Old River Road, 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.

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