Category Archives: Green Living for Businesses

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

VENTURA’S NEW GREEN CERTIFIED BUSINESSES: RetailTherapy and RNT Architects – A Passion for Green

       Being “green” promotes community sustainability. Smart businesses know that in addition to ensuring a thriving local economy, adopting environmentally friendly practices helps save money and builds customer pride.      Two of the City of Ventura’s newest Green Certified

VENTURA’S NEW GREEN CERTIFIED BUSINESSES: RetailTherapy and RNT Architects – A Passion for Green

       Being “green” promotes community sustainability. Smart businesses know that in addition to ensuring a thriving local economy, adopting environmentally friendly practices helps save money and builds customer pride.      Two of the City of Ventura’s newest Green Certified

Deadline To Submit Your Favorite Green Business For an Environmental Excellence Award Extended to November 25, 2013

The deadline to submit your business (or your favorite green business) for an “Environmental Excellence Award” has been extended to Monday, November 25, 2013. Just complete the online Entry and Nomination Form, CLICK HERE,  and submit it TODAY! For questions

Deadline To Submit Your Favorite Green Business For an Environmental Excellence Award Extended to November 25, 2013

The deadline to submit your business (or your favorite green business) for an “Environmental Excellence Award” has been extended to Monday, November 25, 2013. Just complete the online Entry and Nomination Form, CLICK HERE,  and submit it TODAY! For questions

SCRATCH FOOD TRUCK: Locally Sourced Ingredients From Roots to Wheels

For 10 years Tim Kilcoyne served as Executive Chef and Owner of the popular Sidecar Restaurant located on Main Street in Ventura. “It was a lease issue,” said Chef Tim when asked about the recent closing of SideCar Restaurant. “However,

SCRATCH FOOD TRUCK: Locally Sourced Ingredients From Roots to Wheels

For 10 years Tim Kilcoyne served as Executive Chef and Owner of the popular Sidecar Restaurant located on Main Street in Ventura. “It was a lease issue,” said Chef Tim when asked about the recent closing of SideCar Restaurant. “However,

Nominate Your Favorite Eco-Friendly Business (or Your Business) For a 2013 Environmental Excellence Award

  NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE ECO-FRIENDLY BUSINESS TODAY!  Contact:  Courtney Lindberg at 805-667-6502 or email:  clindberg@cityofventura.net

Nominate Your Favorite Eco-Friendly Business (or Your Business) For a 2013 Environmental Excellence Award

  NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE ECO-FRIENDLY BUSINESS TODAY!  Contact:  Courtney Lindberg at 805-667-6502 or email:  clindberg@cityofventura.net

Small Businesses are leading the way: Enter your Business to WIN a CoolCalifornia Award Starting August 1, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-RIi0u69Uk] CoolCalifornia.org’s mission is to provide all Californians with the tools and resources they need to take action to protect the environment and keep California cool. Comprised of partner organizations seeking to empower small business and improve the State’s environment

Small Businesses are leading the way: Enter your Business to WIN a CoolCalifornia Award Starting August 1, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-RIi0u69Uk] CoolCalifornia.org’s mission is to provide all Californians with the tools and resources they need to take action to protect the environment and keep California cool. Comprised of partner organizations seeking to empower small business and improve the State’s environment

Five Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency

FIVE Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1) Did you know it takes a 15-year-old tree to produce 700 grocery bags? 2) Each year American throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee

Five Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency

FIVE Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1) Did you know it takes a 15-year-old tree to produce 700 grocery bags? 2) Each year American throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee

Read Sustainable Ventura’s July 2013 Newsletter

CLICK HERE TO READ SUSTAINABLE VENTURA’S JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER A visit to the third annual Green Jobs Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology and Job Creation WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden Livin’ Green:  Green Your Summer Green Tips,

Read Sustainable Ventura’s July 2013 Newsletter

CLICK HERE TO READ SUSTAINABLE VENTURA’S JULY 2013 NEWSLETTER A visit to the third annual Green Jobs Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology and Job Creation WaterSense For Your Lawn and Garden Livin’ Green:  Green Your Summer Green Tips,

Green Job Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology & Job Creation

[slideshow] “Any business that make a commitment to implement sustainable practices and develop environmentally-friendly products are smart companies,” said Courtney Lindberg, Environmental Specialist for the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division. As education and awareness builds worldwide regarding our planet’s

Green Job Expo: At the Intersection of Green Technology & Job Creation

[slideshow] “Any business that make a commitment to implement sustainable practices and develop environmentally-friendly products are smart companies,” said Courtney Lindberg, Environmental Specialist for the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division. As education and awareness builds worldwide regarding our planet’s

Green Business Profile: Alexander’s Restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort

[slideshow] Alexander’s Restaurant, located off the main lobby of the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort and surrounded by beautiful views of the Ventura Harbor, has been a favorite dining spot for hotel guests, visitors to Ventura, and locals,

Green Business Profile: Alexander’s Restaurant at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort

[slideshow] Alexander’s Restaurant, located off the main lobby of the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort and surrounded by beautiful views of the Ventura Harbor, has been a favorite dining spot for hotel guests, visitors to Ventura, and locals,