Category Archives: 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

GREEN SCHOOLS: City of Ventura’s Food Waste Collection and Composting Program PODCAST

Since 2013, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division has been offering recycling and composting programs in conjunction with E.J. Harrison and Sons and Gold Coast Recycling to schools within the Ventura Unified School District. The purpose of the program is

GREEN SCHOOLS: City of Ventura’s Food Waste Collection and Composting Program PODCAST

Since 2013, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division has been offering recycling and composting programs in conjunction with E.J. Harrison and Sons and Gold Coast Recycling to schools within the Ventura Unified School District. The purpose of the program is

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

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

Spring GREEN Cleaning: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Spring

There’s a reason why ‘spring cleaning’ is celebrated around the world. Warmer weather and longer days serve as a stimulant to encourage people to de-clutter and get organized. In fact, research shows that cleaning up your living space is great

Spring GREEN Cleaning: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for Spring

There’s a reason why ‘spring cleaning’ is celebrated around the world. Warmer weather and longer days serve as a stimulant to encourage people to de-clutter and get organized. In fact, research shows that cleaning up your living space is great

Student Recycling Project Satisfies School Requirements and Benefits the Community

A current trend in high schools nationwide is to incorporate community service as a requirement for all students. Many Ventura schools have already begun this practice and have incorporated volunteering for public service programs as part of their curriculum, with

Student Recycling Project Satisfies School Requirements and Benefits the Community

A current trend in high schools nationwide is to incorporate community service as a requirement for all students. Many Ventura schools have already begun this practice and have incorporated volunteering for public service programs as part of their curriculum, with

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

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

Eco-Friendly Tips to GREEN your Holidays from Environmental Sustainability

Happy Holidays from City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability. This Sustainable Ventura News video features fun and easy tips to make your holidays bright and GREEN!

Eco-Friendly Tips to GREEN your Holidays from Environmental Sustainability

Happy Holidays from City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability. This Sustainable Ventura News video features fun and easy tips to make your holidays bright and GREEN!

New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable

New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable