Category Archives: Composting

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SIGN UP for the City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

You’re Invited to take the City of Ventura’s FOOD WASTE PREVENTION CHALLENGE, May 18 – July 12, 2015 In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Specialists Courtney Lindberg and Tobie Mitchell talk to show host, Maryann Ridini

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SIGN UP for the City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge

You’re Invited to take the City of Ventura’s FOOD WASTE PREVENTION CHALLENGE, May 18 – July 12, 2015 In this Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, City of Ventura Environmental Specialists Courtney Lindberg and Tobie Mitchell talk to show host, Maryann Ridini

UrbanGold

FREE Water Wise Class “Urban Gold & Composting 101” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon

FREE Water Wise Class, “Urban Gold & Composting 101,” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon at Cornucopia Community Garden.  Find out how improve the vitality of your soil and create a healthy compost, rich teas & more. Find out more REGISTER: http://bit.ly/1mYZ1ue

UrbanGold

FREE Water Wise Class “Urban Gold & Composting 101” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon

FREE Water Wise Class, “Urban Gold & Composting 101,” Saturday, April 12, 10am-Noon at Cornucopia Community Garden.  Find out how improve the vitality of your soil and create a healthy compost, rich teas & more. Find out more REGISTER: http://bit.ly/1mYZ1ue

Ventura County Fair Food Waste Program. Donald's Sealund's daughter Kaylee helping out with the Food Waste Program.

Ventura County Fair Food Waste Program is a Big Hit

[slideshow] It is estimated that up to 15% of the waste that goes to the landfill is food waste that can be composted. A number of businesses in Ventura are already on board with the E.J. Harrison & Sons, Inc.

Ventura County Fair Food Waste Program. Donald's Sealund's daughter Kaylee helping out with the Food Waste Program.

Ventura County Fair Food Waste Program is a Big Hit

[slideshow] It is estimated that up to 15% of the waste that goes to the landfill is food waste that can be composted. A number of businesses in Ventura are already on board with the E.J. Harrison & Sons, Inc.

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Compost Workshop, Saturday, October 27, 2012, 10am-Noon at Green Thumb Nursery in Ventura

By Christine Wied Autumn is a good time to start a compost bin to create rich organic material for next spring’s plantings. Fallen leaves and clippings from green plants are the ideal “browns (carbon) and greens (nitrogen)” necessary for balanced

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Compost Workshop, Saturday, October 27, 2012, 10am-Noon at Green Thumb Nursery in Ventura

By Christine Wied Autumn is a good time to start a compost bin to create rich organic material for next spring’s plantings. Fallen leaves and clippings from green plants are the ideal “browns (carbon) and greens (nitrogen)” necessary for balanced

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Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

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Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Compost Ideas for a Sustainable Ventura

By Christine Wied You know about the garden plants, grass and food scraps for your compost bin but here are a few other items  you may not have thought of that can be added to that working pile. From your

compostbinflower

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Compost Ideas for a Sustainable Ventura

By Christine Wied You know about the garden plants, grass and food scraps for your compost bin but here are a few other items  you may not have thought of that can be added to that working pile. From your

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Tips From The Expert: Composting Tips for your garden

By Christine Wied Composting is nature’s own recycling by taking organic discards and converting them back into valuable nutrients for the soil. With summer in full swing, for those who have a compost pile or bin, here are a few

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Tips From The Expert: Composting Tips for your garden

By Christine Wied Composting is nature’s own recycling by taking organic discards and converting them back into valuable nutrients for the soil. With summer in full swing, for those who have a compost pile or bin, here are a few

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: GETTING TO ZERO WASTE

by Christine Wied Although the City of Ventura is doing a good job of keeping waste from our landfills through waste reduction and recycling efforts in compliance with State mandates, new legislation goes into effect July 1 that will increase

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: GETTING TO ZERO WASTE

by Christine Wied Although the City of Ventura is doing a good job of keeping waste from our landfills through waste reduction and recycling efforts in compliance with State mandates, new legislation goes into effect July 1 that will increase

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Tips From the Expert: FREE Composting Workshop on Saturday, April 21, 10:00 a.m.

By Christine Wied It is spring and a good time to work in the garden and start planting vegetables for the summer harvest.  It is also a good time to get a compost bin started or an existing one re-invigorated

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Tips From the Expert: FREE Composting Workshop on Saturday, April 21, 10:00 a.m.

By Christine Wied It is spring and a good time to work in the garden and start planting vegetables for the summer harvest.  It is also a good time to get a compost bin started or an existing one re-invigorated

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Composting, Sustainable Ventura’s November 2011 show

[youtube=http://youtu.be/yb_KL59eFZQ] The November 2011 “Sustainable Ventura” TV show explores everything you ever wanted to know about composing but were afraid to ask! In this episode “Sustainable Ventura” takes a stop at Agromin, visits a Composting workshop at the Green Thumb

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Composting, Sustainable Ventura’s November 2011 show

[youtube=http://youtu.be/yb_KL59eFZQ] The November 2011 “Sustainable Ventura” TV show explores everything you ever wanted to know about composing but were afraid to ask! In this episode “Sustainable Ventura” takes a stop at Agromin, visits a Composting workshop at the Green Thumb