Category Archives: GREEN Living

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”

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