Category Archives: How to Recycle

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

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

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.

EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program

  From Left to Right:  Jill Sarick, Dana Bogdanich, Ray Olson, Courtney Lindberg and Lorri Peterson By Maryann Ridini Spencer Approximately six months ago, the City of Ventura, EJ Harrison and Gold Coast Recycling, met with the National Carton Council,

EP Foster Elementary School’s NEW Reduce and Recycling Carton Program

  From Left to Right:  Jill Sarick, Dana Bogdanich, Ray Olson, Courtney Lindberg and Lorri Peterson By Maryann Ridini Spencer Approximately six months ago, the City of Ventura, EJ Harrison and Gold Coast Recycling, met with the National Carton Council,

9 Tips To Green Your Office for the holidays!

The average U.S. office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year, according to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), that’s 4 million tons of copy paper annually! But not all offices recycle, meaning that valuable recyclables like paper,

9 Tips To Green Your Office for the holidays!

The average U.S. office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year, according to the EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), that’s 4 million tons of copy paper annually! But not all offices recycle, meaning that valuable recyclables like paper,

Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

Recycle Yard and Kitchen Amendments by Composting!

COMPOST – USE NATURAL ORGANICS TO FERTILIZE YOUR GARDEN & YARD! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjq-scBTc2w&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp] Sustainable Ventura’s September 2012 Show focuses on the 3 R’s, Reduce•Reuse•Recycle.  In this segment of the show, City of Ventura Educator Paul Vaksvik talks about composting! Featured interviews

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

Recycle Used Motor Oil at the following Certified Oil Recycling Centers in the City of Ventura

CERTIFIED OIL RECYCLING CENTERS Auto Lube Care, 1875 E. Thompson Blvd, 805-643-0963 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 2610 E. Main Street, 805-648-3592 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 9459 Telephone Road, 805-659-9662 (Accepts

Recycle Used Motor Oil at the following Certified Oil Recycling Centers in the City of Ventura

CERTIFIED OIL RECYCLING CENTERS Auto Lube Care, 1875 E. Thompson Blvd, 805-643-0963 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 2610 E. Main Street, 805-648-3592 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 9459 Telephone Road, 805-659-9662 (Accepts

Stop Plastic in the Ocean! Method, a packaging design company and Envision Plastics Industries LLC are working together to try to recycle some of the plastic recovered from ocean scrap.

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Two Companies Work To Clean Up/Recycle Ocean Plastic

By Christine Wied It may be just a drop in the ocean in terms of recovery but two companies, Method, a packaging design company and Envision Plastics Industries LLC are working together to try to recycle some of the plastic

Stop Plastic in the Ocean! Method, a packaging design company and Envision Plastics Industries LLC are working together to try to recycle some of the plastic recovered from ocean scrap.

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Two Companies Work To Clean Up/Recycle Ocean Plastic

By Christine Wied It may be just a drop in the ocean in terms of recovery but two companies, Method, a packaging design company and Envision Plastics Industries LLC are working together to try to recycle some of the plastic

Tips From The Expert: Cutting Through the Myths About Plastics & Plastics Recycling

by Christine Wied There are many myths and misconceptions about plastics and plastics recycling.  Some of these myths have been explored and researched by the Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers. They have a stake in making sure that they have

Tips From The Expert: Cutting Through the Myths About Plastics & Plastics Recycling

by Christine Wied There are many myths and misconceptions about plastics and plastics recycling.  Some of these myths have been explored and researched by the Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers. They have a stake in making sure that they have

Safe & Easy Ways To Dispose of Toxic Household Hazardous Waste

Do you have any of these items you’d like to safely dispose of? Batteries (auto & household) Aerosol Cans Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s) Paint Motor oil and filters Gasoline Pesticides and fertilizers Paint thinners and lacquer

Safe & Easy Ways To Dispose of Toxic Household Hazardous Waste

Do you have any of these items you’d like to safely dispose of? Batteries (auto & household) Aerosol Cans Fluorescent tubes & compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s) Paint Motor oil and filters Gasoline Pesticides and fertilizers Paint thinners and lacquer