Category Archives: Livin’ Green

What’s in season for summer?

California grows about 80% of all fruits and vegetables in the United States. In Ventura, we’re extremely fortunate to have a plethora of farms, certified farmer’s markets and local stores that sell fresh farm to table produce. Eating locally produce

What’s in season for summer?

California grows about 80% of all fruits and vegetables in the United States. In Ventura, we’re extremely fortunate to have a plethora of farms, certified farmer’s markets and local stores that sell fresh farm to table produce. Eating locally produce

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

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

Clean it GREEN PODCAST with Tobie Mitchell

Everyone loves a clean house, but not everyone loves the process of cleaning a house! Household cleaning products often contain harsh chemicals that can potentially irritate our skin, burn our eyes, or contribute to  long-term health consequences. In this Sustainable

Clean it GREEN PODCAST with Tobie Mitchell

Everyone loves a clean house, but not everyone loves the process of cleaning a house! Household cleaning products often contain harsh chemicals that can potentially irritate our skin, burn our eyes, or contribute to  long-term health consequences. In this Sustainable

Clean It Green: Green Cleaning Practices Protecting Your Health and the Environment

“Caution,” “Danger,” “Poison,” “Keep Out of Reach of Children,” “Toxic” — We’ve all read these words on traditional cleaning product labels that we purchase off the store shelf, and while exposure to harsh chemicals can potentially irritate our skin and

Clean It Green: Green Cleaning Practices Protecting Your Health and the Environment

“Caution,” “Danger,” “Poison,” “Keep Out of Reach of Children,” “Toxic” — We’ve all read these words on traditional cleaning product labels that we purchase off the store shelf, and while exposure to harsh chemicals can potentially irritate our skin and

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

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

HARVEST RAIN TO SAVE OUR WATER AND MONEY ON YOUR WATER BILL

In the rainy winter season, collecting rainwater by installing a rain barrel is a great way to help preserve our natural resources and can benefit your household operating budget because you’ll save you money on your water bill! The average

HARVEST RAIN TO SAVE OUR WATER AND MONEY ON YOUR WATER BILL

In the rainy winter season, collecting rainwater by installing a rain barrel is a great way to help preserve our natural resources and can benefit your household operating budget because you’ll save you money on your water bill! The average

Help Protect Our Environment: Tips to Curb Holiday Food Waste

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell offers some additional fantastic Food Waste Prevention tips in this Sustainable Ventura News Video ** The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates more than 40 percent of groceries  ($165 billion dollars worth of

Help Protect Our Environment: Tips to Curb Holiday Food Waste

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell offers some additional fantastic Food Waste Prevention tips in this Sustainable Ventura News Video ** The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) estimates more than 40 percent of groceries  ($165 billion dollars worth of

Step up Your Carton Recycling Ventura!

We’re partnering with @Recycle Cartons to help you step up your recycling game Ventura!  Sign up here to become a recycling pro and win prizes, CLICK HERE! #RecycleYourCartons

Step up Your Carton Recycling Ventura!

We’re partnering with @Recycle Cartons to help you step up your recycling game Ventura!  Sign up here to become a recycling pro and win prizes, CLICK HERE! #RecycleYourCartons

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned

HELP KEEP VENTURA BEAUTIFUL – Volunteer for the 31st Annual Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

On the third Saturday of every September, people across California join together to take part in the State’s largest volunteer event to remove trash and debris from California’s waterways. The event, known as Coastal Cleanup Day, brings thousands of concerned