Category Archives: Gold Coast/EJ Harrison

Watch “Sustainable Ventura News” at VCStar.com

WATCH “Sustainable Ventura News” at VCStar.com (Home and News pages).  Currently being featured:  2012 Environmental Excellence Award Winners.   Visit:  SustainableVentura.TV

Watch “Sustainable Ventura News” at VCStar.com

WATCH “Sustainable Ventura News” at VCStar.com (Home and News pages).  Currently being featured:  2012 Environmental Excellence Award Winners.   Visit:  SustainableVentura.TV

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

Safe & Easy Ways To Dispose of Toxic Household Hazardous Waste

Do you have any of these items you’d like to safely dispose of? Batteries (auto & household) Aerosol Cans Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s) Paint Motor oil and filters Gasoline Pesticides and fertilizers Paint thinners and lacquer

Safe & Easy Ways To Dispose of Toxic Household Hazardous Waste

Do you have any of these items you’d like to safely dispose of? Batteries (auto & household) Aerosol Cans Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s) Paint Motor oil and filters Gasoline Pesticides and fertilizers Paint thinners and lacquer

Harrison Industries: Working Together For A Better Environment

Check out these great videos from Harrison Industries! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV-zx15IsOk] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bEamRIgAd0]

Harrison Industries: Working Together For A Better Environment

Check out these great videos from Harrison Industries! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nV-zx15IsOk] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bEamRIgAd0]

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

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

Cell Phone Recycling

In 1994, 16 million Americans subscribed to cellular phone services. Today, more than 110 million Americans are subscribers. Some experts predict that worldwide subscriber numbers will reach 1.2 billion people by 2005. Can I Recycle my Cell Phone? Yes. Cell

Cell Phone Recycling

In 1994, 16 million Americans subscribed to cellular phone services. Today, more than 110 million Americans are subscribers. Some experts predict that worldwide subscriber numbers will reach 1.2 billion people by 2005. Can I Recycle my Cell Phone? Yes. Cell

Batteries & Recycling

Can I put old batteries in the trash? No! Batteries don’t go in the trash. Batteries contain heavy metals and other hazardous materials that may leach out from landfills into the soil, contaminating precious ground water and everything around it.

Batteries & Recycling

Can I put old batteries in the trash? No! Batteries don’t go in the trash. Batteries contain heavy metals and other hazardous materials that may leach out from landfills into the soil, contaminating precious ground water and everything around it.

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

How Do I Recycle My Christmas Tree?

Christmas Tree Recycling Christmas trees left for too long in your house can become dry and brittle and pose a fire hazard. So it’s important to remove them from your home soon after the holiday season is over. Your tree

How Do I Recycle My Christmas Tree?

Christmas Tree Recycling Christmas trees left for too long in your house can become dry and brittle and pose a fire hazard. So it’s important to remove them from your home soon after the holiday season is over. Your tree