Category Archives: GREEN Tip of the Day

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Let the Carton Live On! October 1 – December 15

Ventura, did you know that cartons are recyclable?  That’s right! Milk, creamer, juice, soup and even coconut water cartons are just a few examples of recyclables. LEARN how YOU can let the carton live on at CartonLivesOnCA.org #RecycleYourCartons

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Let the Carton Live On! October 1 – December 15

Ventura, did you know that cartons are recyclable?  That’s right! Milk, creamer, juice, soup and even coconut water cartons are just a few examples of recyclables. LEARN how YOU can let the carton live on at CartonLivesOnCA.org #RecycleYourCartons

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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,

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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,

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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

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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

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Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it

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Don’t let drought leave you thirsty for relief

Most people probably know that California and several other Western states are in the midst of a severe drought. This means restaurateurs, other business operators and residents are being asked to decrease the water they use daily. Why is it

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Green Tip: Use a Power Strip to Reduce Energy Consumption

  Energy reducing tip for your desk at home and at the office: Use a power strip! Many devices can draw energy even when plugged in. How do you control this? Plug all your electronics into a smart power strip

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Green Tip: Use a Power Strip to Reduce Energy Consumption

  Energy reducing tip for your desk at home and at the office: Use a power strip! Many devices can draw energy even when plugged in. How do you control this? Plug all your electronics into a smart power strip

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Five Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency

FIVE Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1) Did you know it takes a 15-year-old tree to produce 700 grocery bags? 2) Each year American throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee

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Five Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency

FIVE Startling Facts from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 1) Did you know it takes a 15-year-old tree to produce 700 grocery bags? 2) Each year American throw away 25,000,000,000 Styrofoam cups. Even 500 years from now, the foam coffee

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Eco-Facts To Support Zero Waste Communities

YES! You can make a difference in the environmental health of our planet.   Here are some eco-facts you should know. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009. Sustainable Materials

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Eco-Facts To Support Zero Waste Communities

YES! You can make a difference in the environmental health of our planet.   Here are some eco-facts you should know. In the past 50 years, humans have consumed more resources than in all previous history. U.S. EPA, 2009. Sustainable Materials

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DID YOU KNOW? Eco-Facts You Should Know

Did you know? •An estimated 1,500 bottles of water are consumed in the U.S. every second. •About 17 million barrels of oil were required to make the 50 million or so single use water bottles Americans consumed in 2006. Most

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DID YOU KNOW? Eco-Facts You Should Know

Did you know? •An estimated 1,500 bottles of water are consumed in the U.S. every second. •About 17 million barrels of oil were required to make the 50 million or so single use water bottles Americans consumed in 2006. Most

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Bird Friendly Coffee

BEFORE you reach for that steaming, delicious CUP OF COFFEE in the morning, you may want to check the label to make sure it’s certified bird friendly! •What are the environmental standards? •What are the labor standards? •What’s the downside?

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Bird Friendly Coffee

BEFORE you reach for that steaming, delicious CUP OF COFFEE in the morning, you may want to check the label to make sure it’s certified bird friendly! •What are the environmental standards? •What are the labor standards? •What’s the downside?