Category Archives: Recycle

Livin’ Green: Halloween Green Crafting Ideas

                 The celebration of the much-loved holiday Halloween finds its roots in the ancient Celtic festival “Samhain,” a celebration of the end of the harvest season. The Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of

Livin’ Green: Halloween Green Crafting Ideas

                 The celebration of the much-loved holiday Halloween finds its roots in the ancient Celtic festival “Samhain,” a celebration of the end of the harvest season. The Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

It’s Green School Award Nomination Time: 7th Annual Green School Award Nominations for 2013

Do you go to a school or know about a school that implements environmental programs and initiatives that benefit the school as well as the community?   If you do, NOMINATE this school for a 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD!  

It’s Green School Award Nomination Time: 7th Annual Green School Award Nominations for 2013

Do you go to a school or know about a school that implements environmental programs and initiatives that benefit the school as well as the community?   If you do, NOMINATE this school for a 2013 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD!  

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,

YES! You Can Recycle Cartons in Ventura

Juice, milk, soup, wine and other carton packaging made from high-quality paper are now acceptable in residential (in the blue bin) and commercial establishments (in the white commercial bin) in the City of Ventura. To recycle, all you need to

YES! You Can Recycle Cartons in Ventura

Juice, milk, soup, wine and other carton packaging made from high-quality paper are now acceptable in residential (in the blue bin) and commercial establishments (in the white commercial bin) in the City of Ventura. To recycle, all you need to

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,

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Reduce Food Waste Going to the Landfill!

By Christine Wied With Thanksgiving and other holidays ahead, lots of food will be prepared and consumed. There also sadly will be a lot of wasted food going to the landfill. The average American wastes about 200 pounds a year.

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Reduce Food Waste Going to the Landfill!

By Christine Wied With Thanksgiving and other holidays ahead, lots of food will be prepared and consumed. There also sadly will be a lot of wasted food going to the landfill. The average American wastes about 200 pounds a year.

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Keep America Beautiful with Recycling and buying Recycled products!

By Christine Wied Thursday, November 15, 2012 is the fifteenth annual America Recycles Day (ARD) celebration. A program of Keep America Beautiful, this nationally recognized day is dedicated to encouraging Americas to recycle and to buy products made from recycled

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Keep America Beautiful with Recycling and buying Recycled products!

By Christine Wied Thursday, November 15, 2012 is the fifteenth annual America Recycles Day (ARD) celebration. A program of Keep America Beautiful, this nationally recognized day is dedicated to encouraging Americas to recycle and to buy products made from recycled

Livin’ Green: 10 Green Thanksgiving Ideas

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Thanksgiving marks the true beginning of the holiday eating and gift-giving season.  Here are some great tips to keep green and sustainable! • Save on postage stamps and paper.   Send a FREE email invitation.  For

Livin’ Green: 10 Green Thanksgiving Ideas

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Thanksgiving marks the true beginning of the holiday eating and gift-giving season.  Here are some great tips to keep green and sustainable! • Save on postage stamps and paper.   Send a FREE email invitation.  For