Category Archives: GREEN Living

GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable

New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable

What’s in season for fall? The 2nd Annual “Taste of Local” Event

Sustainable Ventura News at the 2nd Annual Taste of Local Event on September 25, 2016, WATCH: Sustainable Ventura News at the 2nd Annual “Taste of Local” Event presented by Totally Local VC on September 25, 2016. The event, held at

What’s in season for fall? The 2nd Annual “Taste of Local” Event

Sustainable Ventura News at the 2nd Annual Taste of Local Event on September 25, 2016, WATCH: Sustainable Ventura News at the 2nd Annual “Taste of Local” Event presented by Totally Local VC on September 25, 2016. The event, held at

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!       

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

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

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.

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 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 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