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Happy “GREEN” Halloween!

Have a GREEN Halloween!  Here’s a few tips that will be a real TREAT, click here.

Happy “GREEN” Halloween!

Have a GREEN Halloween!  Here’s a few tips that will be a real TREAT, click here.

Green Business Talk

Green Business is SMART Business. In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Lars Davenport talks to host Maryann Ridini Spencer about the upcoming Environmental Excellence Awards and becoming a City of Ventura Certified Green Business. For more

Green Business Talk

Green Business is SMART Business. In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Lars Davenport talks to host Maryann Ridini Spencer about the upcoming Environmental Excellence Awards and becoming a City of Ventura Certified Green Business. For more

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit. A professional energy analyst can perform a home energy audit to help identify energy saving opportunities. Connect with the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA, vcenergy.org), or ask your utility

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit. A professional energy analyst can perform a home energy audit to help identify energy saving opportunities. Connect with the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA, vcenergy.org), or ask your utility

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

Dr. Rot talks to Ventura’s Youth about the City’s Food Waste Recycling & Composting Program

Dr. Rot (aka City Educator Paul Vaksvik) talks to Ventura’s youth about the City’s Food Waste Recycling & Composting Program in this short video. WATCH BELOW:

Dr. Rot talks to Ventura’s Youth about the City’s Food Waste Recycling & Composting Program

Dr. Rot (aka City Educator Paul Vaksvik) talks to Ventura’s youth about the City’s Food Waste Recycling & Composting Program in this short video. WATCH BELOW:

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

Farm to Table: What’s in season for fall?

  Eating locally produced fresh produce from the farm to your table is great for your health and for your community’s sustainability.   Find out what’s in season for fall, check out this informative site: FruitsandVeggiesmorematters.org        

Farm to Table: What’s in season for fall?

  Eating locally produced fresh produce from the farm to your table is great for your health and for your community’s sustainability.   Find out what’s in season for fall, check out this informative site: FruitsandVeggiesmorematters.org        

Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST: Environmental Sustainability Partnerships with local organizations, non-profits and businesses

As part of the City of Ventura’s Public Works department, the Environmental Sustainability Division’s mission is to assist in protecting and preserving the sustainability of our beautiful city in order to ensure the environmental, social and economic viability of Ventura

Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST: Environmental Sustainability Partnerships with local organizations, non-profits and businesses

As part of the City of Ventura’s Public Works department, the Environmental Sustainability Division’s mission is to assist in protecting and preserving the sustainability of our beautiful city in order to ensure the environmental, social and economic viability of Ventura

This Saturday is the 11th Annual StoryFest (and Trucks!), October 14, 9:00 am-2:00 pm

This Saturday is the 11th Annual Story/Truck Fest, at the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) Education Service Center, 255 Stanley Avenue, Ventura 93002, from 9am – 2pm. The goal of the event is for children and their families to celebrate

This Saturday is the 11th Annual StoryFest (and Trucks!), October 14, 9:00 am-2:00 pm

This Saturday is the 11th Annual Story/Truck Fest, at the Ventura Unified School District (VUSD) Education Service Center, 255 Stanley Avenue, Ventura 93002, from 9am – 2pm. The goal of the event is for children and their families to celebrate