Category Archives: Eco-Friendly Practices

PLAY Green Kid Games with PBS Kids!

Teach children about the 3 R’s — Reduce, Reuse & Recycle with FUN Green Games from PBS Kids. Click Image above or right here to play GREEN Games!

PLAY Green Kid Games with PBS Kids!

Teach children about the 3 R’s — Reduce, Reuse & Recycle with FUN Green Games from PBS Kids. Click Image above or right here to play GREEN Games!

PICK UP AFTER YOUR PET WITH ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY’S NEW PET WASTE BAGS

Picking up your pet’s waste is essential to help keep our oceans and waterways clean and safe. Why? Animal waste adds nitrogen to the water, and excess nitrogen depletes the oxygen needed by beneficial plants, wildlife, and fish, and may

PICK UP AFTER YOUR PET WITH ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY’S NEW PET WASTE BAGS

Picking up your pet’s waste is essential to help keep our oceans and waterways clean and safe. Why? Animal waste adds nitrogen to the water, and excess nitrogen depletes the oxygen needed by beneficial plants, wildlife, and fish, and may

Ventura City Fire Department: Leading By Example

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5j7QAFidUY&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA] Watch Sustainable Ventura News at Ventura County Star online (SEARCH “Sustainable Ventura News) also WATCH on the NEWS and LIFESTYLE pages and in the VC STYLE COLUMN. Sustainable Ventura TV News is reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer and airs

Ventura City Fire Department: Leading By Example

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5j7QAFidUY&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA] Watch Sustainable Ventura News at Ventura County Star online (SEARCH “Sustainable Ventura News) also WATCH on the NEWS and LIFESTYLE pages and in the VC STYLE COLUMN. Sustainable Ventura TV News is reported by Maryann Ridini Spencer and airs

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

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

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

Environmental Sustainability Division at the Ventura Home and Garden Show 2012!

View Photos from The City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division Booth at the 20th Annual Spring Home and Garden Show (Seaside Park/Ventura County Fairgrounds), Friday, March 16-Sunday, March 18, 2012. [slideshow]

Environmental Sustainability Division at the Ventura Home and Garden Show 2012!

View Photos from The City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division Booth at the 20th Annual Spring Home and Garden Show (Seaside Park/Ventura County Fairgrounds), Friday, March 16-Sunday, March 18, 2012. [slideshow]

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

City of Ventura Public Works Renewable Energy and Conservation Programs

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3WnwsX2K7k] For more than a decade, a top priority in the Public Works Department has been to cut energy costs in order to protect our environment and preserve natural resources.  To date, these energy saving measures have generated a cost

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

Ventura’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations Make Ventura A New Destination Point on the EV Infrastructure Highway

[slideshow] Ventura, one of California’s most historic and picturesque coastal cites, is also known for being an environmentally friendly city.  Beginning, March 1, 2012, the City of Ventura will also become a destination point on the electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with