Category Archives: Recycle

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

Bell Arts Factory: Commitment to the 3 R’s – “Sustainable Ventura” October 2012 show

In this segment of the October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura ” TV show, host Maryann Ridini Spencer, takes a tour of Bell Arts Factory and President and Executive Director, Jim Rice, talks about the venue’s commitment to the 3 R’s –

Bell Arts Factory: Commitment to the 3 R’s – “Sustainable Ventura” October 2012 show

In this segment of the October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura ” TV show, host Maryann Ridini Spencer, takes a tour of Bell Arts Factory and President and Executive Director, Jim Rice, talks about the venue’s commitment to the 3 R’s –

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach: Eco-Friendly Practices for a Sustainable Future

In this segment of the October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura ” TV show, host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Gary Kohler, Director of Sales and Marketing for Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach about the hotel’s sustainable practices. This month, the show also

Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach: Eco-Friendly Practices for a Sustainable Future

In this segment of the October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura ” TV show, host Maryann Ridini Spencer talks with Gary Kohler, Director of Sales and Marketing for Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach about the hotel’s sustainable practices. This month, the show also

Thrifty & Reusable Halloween Costumes

By Maryann Ridini Spencer Halloween costumes, can cost at a minimum, $25 dollars on up per costume.  If you’ve got several children or family members to outfit, the costume bills (along with candy and other fun fare) can really start

Thrifty & Reusable Halloween Costumes

By Maryann Ridini Spencer Halloween costumes, can cost at a minimum, $25 dollars on up per costume.  If you’ve got several children or family members to outfit, the costume bills (along with candy and other fun fare) can really start

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,

Saving the world one drink at a time! Ventura’s GREEN TASK FORCE hosts GREEN DRINKS

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEmej4lwHVU] CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRINT ARTICLE ON VENTURA’S GREEN DRINKS in the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura Newsletter

Saving the world one drink at a time! Ventura’s GREEN TASK FORCE hosts GREEN DRINKS

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEmej4lwHVU] CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRINT ARTICLE ON VENTURA’S GREEN DRINKS in the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura Newsletter

Tips From the Expert: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by repurposing products!

By Christine Wied In the hierarchy “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” we know that the most important element is Reduce followed by Reuse.  Reusing reduces the need to buy new products by repurposing them. Not only does reusing reduce disposal but also

Tips From the Expert: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by repurposing products!

By Christine Wied In the hierarchy “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” we know that the most important element is Reduce followed by Reuse.  Reusing reduces the need to buy new products by repurposing them. Not only does reusing reduce disposal but also