Category Archives: How to Recycle

Attractive Public “GREEN Art” on City’s Trash and Recycle Bins Deters Graffiti

  Environmental Sustainability recently partnered with the Parks Department for some public art on the newly purchased (and then heavily graffitied) trash and recycle bins for Grant Park. This was the second round of these bins after they proved to

Attractive Public “GREEN Art” on City’s Trash and Recycle Bins Deters Graffiti

  Environmental Sustainability recently partnered with the Parks Department for some public art on the newly purchased (and then heavily graffitied) trash and recycle bins for Grant Park. This was the second round of these bins after they proved to

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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