Category Archives: GREEN 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

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

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

Smart Savings: Eat What You Buy

The average American family tosses away $1600 worth of groceries a year.  Wasted food not only wastes money and precious food, it wastes our natural resources. Here are some helpful tips to help you and your family curb the waste:

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 7 th week! 70 local Families Track Waste and Share Prevention Tips DID YOU KNOW? That 40% of all food grown and produced in the U.S. goes uneaten.  Meanwhile, 1

Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 7 th week! 70 local Families Track Waste and Share Prevention Tips DID YOU KNOW? That 40% of all food grown and produced in the U.S. goes uneaten.  Meanwhile, 1

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