Category Archives: GREEN Living

Attractive Public “GREEN Art” on City’s Trash and Recycle Bins Deters Graffiti

  Environmental Sustainability recently partnered with the Parks Department for some public art on the newly purchased (and then heavily graffitied) trash and recycle bins for Grant Park. This was the second round of these bins after they proved to

Attractive Public “GREEN Art” on City’s Trash and Recycle Bins Deters Graffiti

  Environmental Sustainability recently partnered with the Parks Department for some public art on the newly purchased (and then heavily graffitied) trash and recycle bins for Grant Park. This was the second round of these bins after they proved to

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

GREEN Games for Children that Foster Environmental Sustainability

Research shows that teaching children about environmental sustainability practices from a young age helps them retain and incorporate green practices as they mature.  Here’s a fun way to teach your children about “Being Green.”  Click here to PLAY GREEN GAMES.

GREEN Games for Children that Foster Environmental Sustainability

Research shows that teaching children about environmental sustainability practices from a young age helps them retain and incorporate green practices as they mature.  Here’s a fun way to teach your children about “Being Green.”  Click here to PLAY GREEN GAMES.

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

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”