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Recycling, Garbage & Hazardous Waste

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Free Special Waste Collection is now Green Neighbors' Recycling Day Events

Green Neighbors' Do-It-Yourself-Fair is March 15, 2014

Leichner Landfill
Agreement to purchase the closed Leichner Landfill
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Block Foam Collections Recycle your block foam at Empower Up (360) 314-4171
3206 N.E. 52nd Street
Vancouver, WA 98663

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Donation Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Plastic bags don't go into the recycling cart - Watch what happens to your recycling items when they enter the transfer station for processing.

Where does my recycling go? Learn what happens to paper, aluminum, plastic, steel cans, and glass after the materials leave your cart.

Photo of a blue residential recycling cartWe generate an impressive amount of "stuff." Caring for our environment means making sure the stuff we don't use, need, or want anymore is properly disposed of or, whenever possible, recycled. Conserving resources and protecting the environment are the primary goals of the county's Recycling/Solid Waste program. The program contracts with private companies for recycling collection, sorting, processing and marketing, and solid waste transfer and disposal services.

Recycling and waste disposal options:

Residential garbage collection

Residential recycling

Residential yard debris

Household hazardous wastes

Where can I take my garbage and recycling?

For information about local reuse and recycling options for items not recyclable at the curb, visit RECYCLING A-Z.

To request public records involving Environmental Services, contact Susan Rice at (360) 397-2121 ext. 4075 or e-mail



Clark County Environmental Services - Recycling and Solid Waste
Peter DuBois, Division Manager

Street Address: 1300 Franklin Street, 1st Floor, Vancouver, WA 98660
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2121 | Fax: (360) 397-2062
Relay 711 or (800) 833-6384

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