Category Archives: Workshops & Events

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Ventura Botanical Gardens’ First Annual Garden Festival, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9am-4pm

Garden Festival! April 21st Saturday, April 21, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! (click here) Join Ventura Botanical Gardens for our First Annual Garden Festival at Grant Park, the future home of the Ventura Botanical Gardens. There

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Ventura Botanical Gardens’ First Annual Garden Festival, Saturday, April 21, 2012, 9am-4pm

Garden Festival! April 21st Saturday, April 21, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY! (click here) Join Ventura Botanical Gardens for our First Annual Garden Festival at Grant Park, the future home of the Ventura Botanical Gardens. There

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

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Tips From The Expert: FREE Ocean Friendly Garden Series – Save money on your water bills!

by Christine Wied With little rain this year and water rates increasing, now may be the time to think about replacing a water-hungry grass lawn with what is known as an Ocean Friendly Garden (OFG).  The Ventura County Chapter of

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

Medication Disposal – No Drugs down the drain, sink or toilet!

NO Unused or Expired Medications down the drain! Bring your unused or expired medication for safe disposal to: Ventura Police Department, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura or Westside Resources Center, 110 N. Olive Street, Unit K, Ventura Narcotics, over-the counter and

Medication Disposal – No Drugs down the drain, sink or toilet!

NO Unused or Expired Medications down the drain! Bring your unused or expired medication for safe disposal to: Ventura Police Department, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura or Westside Resources Center, 110 N. Olive Street, Unit K, Ventura Narcotics, over-the counter and

Recycling Paint

Latex Paint Collection A waste characterization study conducted by Ventura in 1998 determined that over 110 tons of paint was being discarded in the trash each year. Since this study, the City has established two used paint collection centers and

Recycling Paint

Latex Paint Collection A waste characterization study conducted by Ventura in 1998 determined that over 110 tons of paint was being discarded in the trash each year. Since this study, the City has established two used paint collection centers and

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The Types of Waste – Residential & Business

What are some different types of waste? Electronic Waste  – Because of toxic components, the State of California has declared that electronic items such as:  televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, radios, stereos, VCR’s,

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The Types of Waste – Residential & Business

What are some different types of waste? Electronic Waste  – Because of toxic components, the State of California has declared that electronic items such as:  televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, radios, stereos, VCR’s,

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

What is electronic waste (e-waste), and how can I dispose of it?

Because of toxic components, the State of California has directed that electronic items such as televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, stereos, radios, printers and other electronic equipment can no longer go into the

What is electronic waste (e-waste), and how can I dispose of it?

Because of toxic components, the State of California has directed that electronic items such as televisions, computers and monitors, laptops, telephones, cell phones, FAX machines, microwave ovens, stereos, radios, printers and other electronic equipment can no longer go into the

Energy Upgrade California

Join us to learn how Energy Upgrade California, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance and CHF have joined forces to make Energy Efficiency and Solar in your home affordable. Special guests include: Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long Carolyn Holmes of CHF

Energy Upgrade California

Join us to learn how Energy Upgrade California, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance and CHF have joined forces to make Energy Efficiency and Solar in your home affordable. Special guests include: Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long Carolyn Holmes of CHF