Category Archives: GREEN Living

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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,

Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

Tips To Keep It GREEN Back to School

It’s well a known fact that educating children at a young age about the environment helps form positive patterns that stick with them for life. Here are some back to school tips that can make a difference! ONE:  Eat Smart,

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this

Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this

Sun Safety for Summer!

Summer activities leads to spending more time outdoors. Getting a dose of vitamin D each day is good but too much sun can lead to skin cancer and other issues. This is a good time to review some safety tips

Sun Safety for Summer!

Summer activities leads to spending more time outdoors. Getting a dose of vitamin D each day is good but too much sun can lead to skin cancer and other issues. This is a good time to review some safety tips