Category Archives: GREEN Tips

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

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

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

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?

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?

Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

Prevent Stormwater Pollution: Great Tips on how YOU can make a difference!

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg talks about how YOU can prevent stormwater pollution! WATCH the Sustainable Ventura interview, CLICK HERE! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoNPvanmMc] The Sustainable Ventura TV Series (May 2013 show), takes a trip to the Earth Day Eco-Fest in

Prevent Stormwater Pollution: Great Tips on how YOU can make a difference!

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg talks about how YOU can prevent stormwater pollution! WATCH the Sustainable Ventura interview, CLICK HERE! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoNPvanmMc] The Sustainable Ventura TV Series (May 2013 show), takes a trip to the Earth Day Eco-Fest in

EPA Green Tip: Save Money and the Environment by Maintaining and Repairing Durable Products

According to the EPA, proper appliance maintenance reduces waste! It’s important to keep your appliances in good working order and follow the manufacturer’s suggestions for operation and maintenance. Shop for products with high consumer satisfaction and fewer breakdowns. If kept

EPA Green Tip: Save Money and the Environment by Maintaining and Repairing Durable Products

According to the EPA, proper appliance maintenance reduces waste! It’s important to keep your appliances in good working order and follow the manufacturer’s suggestions for operation and maintenance. Shop for products with high consumer satisfaction and fewer breakdowns. If kept

Earth Month Tip: Make Your Home an ENERGY STAR!

When you do home maintenance, also do a home energy audit to find out how you can SAVE money by making your home more energy efficient.  If every American home replaced just one conventional light bulb with a compact fluorescent

Earth Month Tip: Make Your Home an ENERGY STAR!

When you do home maintenance, also do a home energy audit to find out how you can SAVE money by making your home more energy efficient.  If every American home replaced just one conventional light bulb with a compact fluorescent

5 Easy Green Tips For Your Office

5 Easy GREEN tips for the office •Purchase Remanufactured and recycled Ink Toner & Cartridges.  Always recycle used ink cartridges. •Use refillable pens, pencils & markers. •Buy recycled and FSC certified copy and print paper.  When you can, email vs.

5 Easy Green Tips For Your Office

5 Easy GREEN tips for the office •Purchase Remanufactured and recycled Ink Toner & Cartridges.  Always recycle used ink cartridges. •Use refillable pens, pencils & markers. •Buy recycled and FSC certified copy and print paper.  When you can, email vs.

Livin’ Green in Ventura – 9 Everyday Tips

Every person can make a difference in the health and sustainability of our community.  If everyone does their part, just a little everyday,  imagine what an impact this would have on a global scale!  Here are 10 simple tips that

Livin’ Green in Ventura – 9 Everyday Tips

Every person can make a difference in the health and sustainability of our community.  If everyone does their part, just a little everyday,  imagine what an impact this would have on a global scale!  Here are 10 simple tips that

Sustainable Ventura Newsletter, March 2013

Read the Sustainable Ventura March 2013 Newsletter! Featured Articles Ventura Chamber’s Green Task Force “Best Practices Workshop” at Ohana Pet Hospital Text Marketing:  The “Green” Marketing Tool That Supports Branded Promotions Clean SAFE with Less Toxic Products Green Savers This

Sustainable Ventura Newsletter, March 2013

Read the Sustainable Ventura March 2013 Newsletter! Featured Articles Ventura Chamber’s Green Task Force “Best Practices Workshop” at Ohana Pet Hospital Text Marketing:  The “Green” Marketing Tool That Supports Branded Promotions Clean SAFE with Less Toxic Products Green Savers This