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Green Business Profile: Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG)

[slideshow] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O9uTS28yrM]      “There’s a famous saying, ‘A dog is a man’s best friend,’ and at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG), we pride ourselves on providing extraordinary medical, surgical and critical care for people’s best friends,” said Leah Basinais,

Green Business Profile: Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG)

[slideshow] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1O9uTS28yrM]      “There’s a famous saying, ‘A dog is a man’s best friend,’ and at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG), we pride ourselves on providing extraordinary medical, surgical and critical care for people’s best friends,” said Leah Basinais,

Will Rogers Elementary School: Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013

[slideshow] WATCH THE SUSTAINABLE VENTURA NEWS VIDEO      Students at Will Rogers Elementary School will learn from a living laboratory created on their campus last summer with the help of Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013.  To help

Will Rogers Elementary School: Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013

[slideshow] WATCH THE SUSTAINABLE VENTURA NEWS VIDEO      Students at Will Rogers Elementary School will learn from a living laboratory created on their campus last summer with the help of Midtown Ventura Community Council’s Adopt-A-School Project for 2013.  To help

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

Green Business Profile: WetSand Surf Shop Proud to be Green

        “We’ve approached our business looking at the environmental side of things since we were founded in the early 70’s,” said owner Chuck Menzel. “However, there’s always something to learn and meeting with City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg

Green Business Profile: WetSand Surf Shop Proud to be Green

        “We’ve approached our business looking at the environmental side of things since we were founded in the early 70’s,” said owner Chuck Menzel. “However, there’s always something to learn and meeting with City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg

NOMINATE YOUR SCHOOL FOR A 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD TODAY!

    A REMINDER TO NOMINATE YOUR SCHOOL FOR A 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD – APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW!  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO  APPLY: http://www.cityofventura.net/greenschool READ MORE ON OUR BLOG, CLICK HERE.

NOMINATE YOUR SCHOOL FOR A 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD TODAY!

    A REMINDER TO NOMINATE YOUR SCHOOL FOR A 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD – APPLICATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW!  FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO  APPLY: http://www.cityofventura.net/greenschool READ MORE ON OUR BLOG, CLICK HERE.

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

It’s Green School Award Nomination Time: 7th Annual Green School Award Nominations for 2013

Do you go to a school or know about a school that implements environmental programs and initiatives that benefit the school as well as the community?   If you do, NOMINATE this school for a 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD!  

It’s Green School Award Nomination Time: 7th Annual Green School Award Nominations for 2013

Do you go to a school or know about a school that implements environmental programs and initiatives that benefit the school as well as the community?   If you do, NOMINATE this school for a 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD!  

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.

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.

Small Businesses are leading the way: Enter your Business to WIN a CoolCalifornia Award Starting August 1, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-RIi0u69Uk] CoolCalifornia.org’s mission is to provide all Californians with the tools and resources they need to take action to protect the environment and keep California cool. Comprised of partner organizations seeking to empower small business and improve the State’s environment

Small Businesses are leading the way: Enter your Business to WIN a CoolCalifornia Award Starting August 1, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-RIi0u69Uk] CoolCalifornia.org’s mission is to provide all Californians with the tools and resources they need to take action to protect the environment and keep California cool. Comprised of partner organizations seeking to empower small business and improve the State’s environment