Category Archives: Green Businesses

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Keeping GREEN: Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau

“I first heard about the City’s Certified Green Business Program through the Ventura Chamber of Commerce,” said Marlyss Auster, President and CEO, Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau. “I knew immediately that we should be part of the program because being

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Keeping GREEN: Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau

“I first heard about the City’s Certified Green Business Program through the Ventura Chamber of Commerce,” said Marlyss Auster, President and CEO, Ventura Visitors and Convention Bureau. “I knew immediately that we should be part of the program because being

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Binkley Healing Center: Fostering Community Wellness and Environmental Sustainability

When you’re in physical pain resulting from a car accident, suffer from migraines, or a debilitating back or neck injury, the Binkley Healing Center, located at 961 East Main Street in Ventura, is a place to go to find freedom

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Binkley Healing Center: Fostering Community Wellness and Environmental Sustainability

When you’re in physical pain resulting from a car accident, suffer from migraines, or a debilitating back or neck injury, the Binkley Healing Center, located at 961 East Main Street in Ventura, is a place to go to find freedom

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Serving up sustainability: What smart restaurant businesses know

In May 2016, Environmental Sustainability Supervisor Courtney Lindberg spoke to exhibitors and attendees at the National Restaurant Association Annual Conference in Chicago, appearing on the panel, How Sustainability Spells Success: Boost Guest Experience and Bottom Lines, which also had Tyler

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Serving up sustainability: What smart restaurant businesses know

In May 2016, Environmental Sustainability Supervisor Courtney Lindberg spoke to exhibitors and attendees at the National Restaurant Association Annual Conference in Chicago, appearing on the panel, How Sustainability Spells Success: Boost Guest Experience and Bottom Lines, which also had Tyler

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Serving Up GREEN Business by the cup: Brazuka Coffee Roasters

“Quality, Fairness, Sustainability,” is Brazuka Coffee Roasters’ motto when it comes to their organic and fair trade coffee. Owners Gregg and Cheryl Butler take pride in the fact that they purchase only the best quality beans that are sustainably farmed.

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Serving Up GREEN Business by the cup: Brazuka Coffee Roasters

“Quality, Fairness, Sustainability,” is Brazuka Coffee Roasters’ motto when it comes to their organic and fair trade coffee. Owners Gregg and Cheryl Butler take pride in the fact that they purchase only the best quality beans that are sustainably farmed.

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Become a GREEN Certified Business PODCAST – It’s FREE, Saves You Money & Saves our Environment!

Become a City of Ventura  Green Certified Business. The process is FREE and affords many benefits. LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, Click Here!

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Become a GREEN Certified Business PODCAST – It’s FREE, Saves You Money & Saves our Environment!

Become a City of Ventura  Green Certified Business. The process is FREE and affords many benefits. LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura News PODCAST, Click Here!

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Three NEW City of Ventura Green Certified Businesses

Ventura Visitor’s Center, Y.C.E., Inc. and Spice-Topia received their Green Certified Business plaques from City of Ventura Mayor Erik Nasarenko last night at the Monday night City Council meeting. Congratulations!  

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Three NEW City of Ventura Green Certified Businesses

Ventura Visitor’s Center, Y.C.E., Inc. and Spice-Topia received their Green Certified Business plaques from City of Ventura Mayor Erik Nasarenko last night at the Monday night City Council meeting. Congratulations!  

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Flying Green with The Aerial Studio

“Running on the treadmill day after day can be a very boring form of fitness,” said Carmen Curtis, Co-Founder of The Aerial Studio in Ventura, a new City of Ventura Green Certified Business. “At the studio, which is a modern,

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Flying Green with The Aerial Studio

“Running on the treadmill day after day can be a very boring form of fitness,” said Carmen Curtis, Co-Founder of The Aerial Studio in Ventura, a new City of Ventura Green Certified Business. “At the studio, which is a modern,

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It’s the Law! Mandatory Food Waste Recycling Requirements for Businesses

Beginning April 1, 2016, Assembly Bill (AB) 1826 California’s Commercial Organics Recycling Law goes into effect requiring commercial businesses, multifamily dwellings (5+units), schools, hospitals, restaurants, government buildings, and other establishments to begin separating and recycling organic waste, which includes food

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It’s the Law! Mandatory Food Waste Recycling Requirements for Businesses

Beginning April 1, 2016, Assembly Bill (AB) 1826 California’s Commercial Organics Recycling Law goes into effect requiring commercial businesses, multifamily dwellings (5+units), schools, hospitals, restaurants, government buildings, and other establishments to begin separating and recycling organic waste, which includes food

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Welcome New Environmental Specialist, Lars Davenport!

The Environmental Sustainability Division welcomes Lars Davenport as their new Environmental Specialist.  Lars will be working with the ES Division on Green Business Certifications and a variety of sustainable programs and initiatives.  A graduate of the Bren School of Environmental

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Welcome New Environmental Specialist, Lars Davenport!

The Environmental Sustainability Division welcomes Lars Davenport as their new Environmental Specialist.  Lars will be working with the ES Division on Green Business Certifications and a variety of sustainable programs and initiatives.  A graduate of the Bren School of Environmental

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SHINE SUPPLY — The 2015 Environmental Excellence Award Winner

Every year since 2006 at the Annual Poinsettia Awards Luncheon the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in conjunction with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce have presented the “Environmental Excellence Award,” which recognizes a local business for their exemplary efforts

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SHINE SUPPLY — The 2015 Environmental Excellence Award Winner

Every year since 2006 at the Annual Poinsettia Awards Luncheon the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in conjunction with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce have presented the “Environmental Excellence Award,” which recognizes a local business for their exemplary efforts