Category Archives: GREEN Living

WaterWiseClasses2016

SAVE OUR WATER: The NEW 2016 Water Wise Class Series

“At least 50% percent of the water used in a home is used outdoors for landscaping, and there’s a lot we can do to minimize water waste and maximize water efficiency,” said Jill Santos, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist. “Being

WaterWiseClasses2016

SAVE OUR WATER: The NEW 2016 Water Wise Class Series

“At least 50% percent of the water used in a home is used outdoors for landscaping, and there’s a lot we can do to minimize water waste and maximize water efficiency,” said Jill Santos, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist. “Being

howtogreencleaners

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

howtogreencleaners

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

December 5, 2015: FREE Water Wise Gardening Class

Ask an Irrigation Professional with Ewing Irrigation Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at City of Ventura’s Maintenance Yard 336 Sanjon Rd Ventura, CA 93001 ** Learn how to set your timer to meet CA State Mandates

December 5, 2015: FREE Water Wise Gardening Class

Ask an Irrigation Professional with Ewing Irrigation Saturday, December 5, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at City of Ventura’s Maintenance Yard 336 Sanjon Rd Ventura, CA 93001 ** Learn how to set your timer to meet CA State Mandates

ventura

Ventura College Goes GREEN!

Ventura College is working toward a campus-wide sustainability plan. On October 15, members of the college’s administration, staff, and teachers met with representatives from EJ Harrison and the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Community Development, and Ventura Water for

ventura

Ventura College Goes GREEN!

Ventura College is working toward a campus-wide sustainability plan. On October 15, members of the college’s administration, staff, and teachers met with representatives from EJ Harrison and the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Community Development, and Ventura Water for

CoolBusiness250

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

CoolBusiness250

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

StoryFest

FREE EVENT: Storyfest 2015, Sat. Oct. 10 – Visit Our Booth!

Visit the Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water Booth at Storyfest Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Ventura Unified School District Education Service Center 255 W. Stanley Avenue Ventura This FREE event, presented by the VEP and

StoryFest

FREE EVENT: Storyfest 2015, Sat. Oct. 10 – Visit Our Booth!

Visit the Environmental Sustainability and Ventura Water Booth at Storyfest Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Ventura Unified School District Education Service Center 255 W. Stanley Avenue Ventura This FREE event, presented by the VEP and

compostbinflower-1

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

compostbinflower-1

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

Reusable Bags For Sale!

Weekend Swap Meet at Ventura College Bans Plastic Bags

Fresh, local produce and great deals on items from clothing to furniture and garden plants, are just some of the wares being sold at Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace, which is free and open to the public and held on

Reusable Bags For Sale!

Weekend Swap Meet at Ventura College Bans Plastic Bags

Fresh, local produce and great deals on items from clothing to furniture and garden plants, are just some of the wares being sold at Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace, which is free and open to the public and held on

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,

Retrofit

City’s New FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series Kicks Off

In 2010, the City of Ventura in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation held the   first FREE Water Wise Gardening Class Series which was aimed at informing Ventura Water residents on how they could help promote environmental sustainability in their landscape,