Category Archives: How to Recycle

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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

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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

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Time to toss your TREE!

Here’s how to properly dispose of your Christmas tree: 1 – Remove all ornaments, hooks, lights, bows, tinsel, and any other items. 2 – Remove from the tree stand (without spilling water on your floor). 3 – Cut the tree

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Time to toss your TREE!

Here’s how to properly dispose of your Christmas tree: 1 – Remove all ornaments, hooks, lights, bows, tinsel, and any other items. 2 – Remove from the tree stand (without spilling water on your floor). 3 – Cut the tree

Waste Audit Ventura

RECENT CITY WASTE ASSESSMENT MAKES SURPRISING FINDS

A recent waste audit of residential trash (green carts) by the Environmental Sustainability Division made some interesting discoveries! In addition to landfill bound trash, the top recyclable items that were found are paper (11%) and plastic containers (6%). What does

Waste Audit Ventura

RECENT CITY WASTE ASSESSMENT MAKES SURPRISING FINDS

A recent waste audit of residential trash (green carts) by the Environmental Sustainability Division made some interesting discoveries! In addition to landfill bound trash, the top recyclable items that were found are paper (11%) and plastic containers (6%). What does

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FREE Sustainability Kits for City of Ventura Residents

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Ventura Water offers FREE Sustainability Kits to city residents.  The kit is designed to help residents increase recycling practices and assist with conserving energy, water, and other natural resources, and

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FREE Sustainability Kits for City of Ventura Residents

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Ventura Water offers FREE Sustainability Kits to city residents.  The kit is designed to help residents increase recycling practices and assist with conserving energy, water, and other natural resources, and

Reusable Bags For Sale!

Weekend Swap Meet at Ventura College Bans Plastic Bags

Fresh, local produce and great deals on items from clothing to furniture and garden plants, are just some of the wares being sold at Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace, which is free and open to the public and held on

Reusable Bags For Sale!

Weekend Swap Meet at Ventura College Bans Plastic Bags

Fresh, local produce and great deals on items from clothing to furniture and garden plants, are just some of the wares being sold at Ventura College Foundation’s Weekend Marketplace, which is free and open to the public and held on

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Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It: The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters its 4th Week!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 4th 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 in

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Buy It, Eat It, Don’t Waste It: The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters its 4th Week!

The City of Ventura’s Food Waste Prevention Challenge Enters’ its 4th 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 in

Arbor Construction's Rhett Jacobi shows us how to GREEN Renovations

Green Renovations with Arbor Construction’s Rhett Jacobi

  [slideshow] “When doing a home renovation, it’s important to think sustainably and be stewards of our environment,” said Rhett Jacobi, contractor, designer, and owner of Arbor Construction.  “I really enjoy working alongside a homeowner, assessing a job, and determining

Arbor Construction's Rhett Jacobi shows us how to GREEN Renovations

Green Renovations with Arbor Construction’s Rhett Jacobi

  [slideshow] “When doing a home renovation, it’s important to think sustainably and be stewards of our environment,” said Rhett Jacobi, contractor, designer, and owner of Arbor Construction.  “I really enjoy working alongside a homeowner, assessing a job, and determining

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Recycling and Reuse with Habitat For Humanity’s ReStores

Thinking “Green” when it comes to renovation and building is a thoughtful approach to how everyday decisions impact the sustainability of our environment, economy and community.  One way of thinking green is to reuse and repurpose building materials and home

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Recycling and Reuse with Habitat For Humanity’s ReStores

Thinking “Green” when it comes to renovation and building is a thoughtful approach to how everyday decisions impact the sustainability of our environment, economy and community.  One way of thinking green is to reuse and repurpose building materials and home

LtoR:  EP Foster Custodian Judy Melton and Lynn Harrison, EJ Harrison.  Not pictured: EP Foster Principal Carlos Covarrubias.

City of Ventura Names 2013 Green School Award Winners

[slideshow] The Ventura City Council presented the seventh annual Green School Award for achievement in environmental excellence to students at EP Foster and Will Rogers Elementary Schools during its public meeting on Monday, November 18, at 6 pm, at City

LtoR:  EP Foster Custodian Judy Melton and Lynn Harrison, EJ Harrison.  Not pictured: EP Foster Principal Carlos Covarrubias.

City of Ventura Names 2013 Green School Award Winners

[slideshow] The Ventura City Council presented the seventh annual Green School Award for achievement in environmental excellence to students at EP Foster and Will Rogers Elementary Schools during its public meeting on Monday, November 18, at 6 pm, at City

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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.

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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.