Category Archives: Green Living for Businesses

Enter Your Green Business for The CoolCalifornia Small Business Award through Nov 2, 2015!

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes SBiz for their sustainability initiatives. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Enter Your Green Business for The CoolCalifornia Small Business Award through Nov 2, 2015!

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes SBiz for their sustainability initiatives. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE TO APPLY

NOMINATE Your Business for a 2015 Environmental Excellence Award!

 A recognition of businesses that go beyond day-to-day practices to protect the environment. Every year, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division works with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce to identify a business that is integrating environmental concerns into their

NOMINATE Your Business for a 2015 Environmental Excellence Award!

 A recognition of businesses that go beyond day-to-day practices to protect the environment. Every year, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division works with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce to identify a business that is integrating environmental concerns into their

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Oct. 10 – Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot

FREE Water Wise Gardening Class “Composting & Healthy Soils with Dr. Rot” Saturday, October 10, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cornucopia Community Garden Telephone Road/Bobolink Lane (between Johnson and Ramelli) Dr. Rot (City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik) demonstrates

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Aqua Beachfront Bar & NOM Tequila Grill Serve up Green Business

If you’re looking to enjoy refreshing ocean breezes and picture perfect panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean while dining on fresh, local fare or would rather just sit savoring a cool glass of wine or a signature cocktail in an

Aqua Beachfront Bar & NOM Tequila Grill Serve up Green Business

If you’re looking to enjoy refreshing ocean breezes and picture perfect panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean while dining on fresh, local fare or would rather just sit savoring a cool glass of wine or a signature cocktail in an

New City of Ventura Green Certified Businesses

Left to Right:  On Monday, May 18, 2015,  Alison Carlson (Ava Andersen Non-Toxic Consultant), John Clay, Jr. (Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President with Crowell Weedon & Co.) and Sara Duetinger (Customer Care Artisan with Global Delivers Logistics), became new

New City of Ventura Green Certified Businesses

Left to Right:  On Monday, May 18, 2015,  Alison Carlson (Ava Andersen Non-Toxic Consultant), John Clay, Jr. (Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President with Crowell Weedon & Co.) and Sara Duetinger (Customer Care Artisan with Global Delivers Logistics), became new

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter Green Articles and Videos, Green Businesses, Sustainable Events and Programs, and more!  CLICK HERE!

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter

Read Sustainable Ventura’s May/June 2015 Newsletter Green Articles and Videos, Green Businesses, Sustainable Events and Programs, and more!  CLICK HERE!

Donate and Shop at the ReStore

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle your home appliances, fixtures, furniture, building materials and more, by donating to your local ReStore. Patronizing stores like the ReStore gives usable materials a second chance and keeps them out of the landfill. The ReStore, which

Donate and Shop at the ReStore

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle your home appliances, fixtures, furniture, building materials and more, by donating to your local ReStore. Patronizing stores like the ReStore gives usable materials a second chance and keeps them out of the landfill. The ReStore, which

Green Business Profile: Olde Towne Jewelry and Loan

Watch the Sustainable Ventura News Green Profile Interview with Olde Towne Jewelry and Loan! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI8qfjVG3dQ]

Green Business Profile: Olde Towne Jewelry and Loan

Watch the Sustainable Ventura News Green Profile Interview with Olde Towne Jewelry and Loan! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LI8qfjVG3dQ]

Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it

Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it