Category Archives: Green Living at Home

GREEN TIP: Skip red meat once a week!

Did you know it can take 7 or more pounds of grain to produce one pound of beef, and livestock consumes 70 percent of America’s grain? Eat less of it and choose pasture-fed, sustainably raised beef whenever you can. If

GREEN TIP: Skip red meat once a week!

Did you know it can take 7 or more pounds of grain to produce one pound of beef, and livestock consumes 70 percent of America’s grain? Eat less of it and choose pasture-fed, sustainably raised beef whenever you can. If

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting

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

Spring GREEN Cleaning: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Spring

There’s a reason why ‘spring cleaning’ is celebrated around the world. Warmer weather and longer days serve as a stimulant to encourage people to de-clutter and get organized. In fact, research shows that cleaning up your living space is great

Spring GREEN Cleaning: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Spring

There’s a reason why ‘spring cleaning’ is celebrated around the world. Warmer weather and longer days serve as a stimulant to encourage people to de-clutter and get organized. In fact, research shows that cleaning up your living space is great

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

RECENT CITY WASTE ASSESSMENT MAKES SURPRISING FINDS

A recent waste audit of residential trash (green carts) by the Environmental Sustainability Division made some interesting discoveries! In addition to landfill bound trash, the top recyclable items that were found are paper (11%) and plastic containers (6%). What does

RECENT CITY WASTE ASSESSMENT MAKES SURPRISING FINDS

A recent waste audit of residential trash (green carts) by the Environmental Sustainability Division made some interesting discoveries! In addition to landfill bound trash, the top recyclable items that were found are paper (11%) and plastic containers (6%). What does

Get Your FREE Sustainability Kit!

City of Ventura residents — Get FREE GREEN SWAG in the Environmental Sustainability Kit! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST with Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell to find out how: LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, Click Here!       

Get Your FREE Sustainability Kit!

City of Ventura residents — Get FREE GREEN SWAG in the Environmental Sustainability Kit! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST with Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell to find out how: LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, Click Here!