Category Archives: GREEN Tips

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Tips

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Tips When it comes to recycling, ever wonder what goes where? The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability’s NEW brochure takes all the guesswork out of recycling offering helpful tips, location drop-offs, and other information regarding your recyclables.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Tips

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Tips When it comes to recycling, ever wonder what goes where? The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability’s NEW brochure takes all the guesswork out of recycling offering helpful tips, location drop-offs, and other information regarding your recyclables.

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),

2014 Watershed Hero Award – Loma Vista Elementary School

  In recognition and support of local environmental efforts, on Monday, December 15, 2014, Ventura Mayor Cheryl Hetimann, on behalf of the City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, Ventura Water, E.J. Harrison & Sons, and Agromin Premium Soil Products (Agromin),

Be GREEN in 2015!

It’s everyone’s responsibility to keep Ventura clean, beautiful and sustainable.  Here are FIVE simple GREEN tips to be sure to follow in the New Year. 1) Bring Your Reusable Bag Beginning July 1, 2015, large grocery stores and pharmacies in

Be GREEN in 2015!

It’s everyone’s responsibility to keep Ventura clean, beautiful and sustainable.  Here are FIVE simple GREEN tips to be sure to follow in the New Year. 1) Bring Your Reusable Bag Beginning July 1, 2015, large grocery stores and pharmacies in

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

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

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

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

Sand and Sandbags available to Ventura residents

In preparation of expected heavy rain, the City of Ventura is providing residents sand and sandbags. Please bring your own shovel to any of these temporary locations. City of Ventura, Sanjon Mainentance Yard: 336 Sanjon Road Ventura City Fire Station

Sand and Sandbags available to Ventura residents

In preparation of expected heavy rain, the City of Ventura is providing residents sand and sandbags. Please bring your own shovel to any of these temporary locations. City of Ventura, Sanjon Mainentance Yard: 336 Sanjon Road Ventura City Fire Station

Livin’ Green: Easy Ways to be GREEN in 2014!

     It’s the start of a new year. Make it a happy one for you and for the planet by following these simple green steps that will save you money and contribute to the longevity of the planet! •Carry a

Livin’ Green: Easy Ways to be GREEN in 2014!

     It’s the start of a new year. Make it a happy one for you and for the planet by following these simple green steps that will save you money and contribute to the longevity of the planet! •Carry a

Livin’ Green: Halloween Green Crafting Ideas

                 The celebration of the much-loved holiday Halloween finds its roots in the ancient Celtic festival “Samhain,” a celebration of the end of the harvest season. The Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of

Livin’ Green: Halloween Green Crafting Ideas

                 The celebration of the much-loved holiday Halloween finds its roots in the ancient Celtic festival “Samhain,” a celebration of the end of the harvest season. The Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of

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

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

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

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