Category Archives: Hazardous Waste & Toxic Reduction

Recycle

Live on the Westside? Got unwanted items?

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 9am-Noon, Westside Community Development Corporation (WCDC) presents a Neighborhood Cleanup & Recycling Event at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Avenue, where you can get rid of unwanted items at no cost to

Recycle

Live on the Westside? Got unwanted items?

On Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 9am-Noon, Westside Community Development Corporation (WCDC) presents a Neighborhood Cleanup & Recycling Event at Ventura Avenue Adult Center, 550 N. Ventura Avenue, where you can get rid of unwanted items at no cost to

HouseHoldHazWaste

KEEP SAFE: PROPERLY DISPOSE OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

More than 200,000 lbs. of HHW materials are collected from Ventura residents and businesses each year! Take advantage of the opportunity to properly dispose of these toxic items such as: Used or contaminated motor oil and gasoline Used oil filters

HouseHoldHazWaste

KEEP SAFE: PROPERLY DISPOSE OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

More than 200,000 lbs. of HHW materials are collected from Ventura residents and businesses each year! Take advantage of the opportunity to properly dispose of these toxic items such as: Used or contaminated motor oil and gasoline Used oil filters

green-car

Watershed Protection Tip!

PROTECT OUR WATERSHED TIP: Wash your car on an unpaved area or take it to a commercial car wash where the wastewater will be treated. Also, maintain your car so that it won’t leak fluids onto roads/driveways. Clean up spills

green-car

Watershed Protection Tip!

PROTECT OUR WATERSHED TIP: Wash your car on an unpaved area or take it to a commercial car wash where the wastewater will be treated. Also, maintain your car so that it won’t leak fluids onto roads/driveways. Clean up spills

HHW

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide 2016

VIEW and DOWNLOAD the 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide for information on waste event dates & other helpful information for 2016, CLICK HERE!

HHW

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide 2016

VIEW and DOWNLOAD the 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Guide for information on waste event dates & other helpful information for 2016, CLICK HERE!

Recyclesbag

The City of Ventura and E.J. Harrison & Sons Unveil New Program to Help Property Owners Improve Recycling and Comply with New State Law

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s most recent data, Americans generate about 250 million tons of trash a year — or about 4.5 pounds per person, per day!  Much of this trash is generated by single-family and multi-family homes.

Recyclesbag

The City of Ventura and E.J. Harrison & Sons Unveil New Program to Help Property Owners Improve Recycling and Comply with New State Law

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s most recent data, Americans generate about 250 million tons of trash a year — or about 4.5 pounds per person, per day!  Much of this trash is generated by single-family and multi-family homes.

360x270DontDump

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

360x270DontDump

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

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

greenproducts

Clean It Green & Safe with Less Toxic Products

Did you know that many household cleaning products, while even used “as directed” could be hazardous to your health as well as the environment? Many household products are toxic and can be hazardous to your health, they can also pose

greenproducts

Clean It Green & Safe with Less Toxic Products

Did you know that many household cleaning products, while even used “as directed” could be hazardous to your health as well as the environment? Many household products are toxic and can be hazardous to your health, they can also pose

hhw

STOP Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Items From Getting In the Trash

Did you know that it’s illegal for certain household items to be tossed in the trash? Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) items include:  aerosol cans, adhesives, fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), household cleaning solutions (ammonia and bleach), fertilizers, pesticides,

hhw

STOP Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Items From Getting In the Trash

Did you know that it’s illegal for certain household items to be tossed in the trash? Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) items include:  aerosol cans, adhesives, fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), household cleaning solutions (ammonia and bleach), fertilizers, pesticides,

Broken-CFL

I Broke a CFL! How do I safely clean it up?

I broke a CFL!  How do I safely clean it up? EPA Tips: Cleaning up a Broken CFL The EPA provides a detailed list of tips and cleanup instructions to help you safely dispose of a broken CFL in your

Broken-CFL

I Broke a CFL! How do I safely clean it up?

I broke a CFL!  How do I safely clean it up? EPA Tips: Cleaning up a Broken CFL The EPA provides a detailed list of tips and cleanup instructions to help you safely dispose of a broken CFL in your