Category Archives: Reduce

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

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

FIVE Tips to Keep Our Storm Drains Clean!

ONLY RAIN DOWN THE DRAIN! 5 Simple tips to help stop water pollution It’s time for some spring cleaning! Remember, all of the drains outside go directly to the nearest river. Keep that water clean by sweeping up spilled fertilizers,

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

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

New Efforts to Reduce Cigarette Butt Litter Downtown

If you’ve visited downtown Ventura recently you may have noticed the newly installed cigarette butt cans in areas with cigarette butt litter problems. While smoking is not permitted downtown or in any other public space in the city, there is still

New Efforts to Reduce Cigarette Butt Litter Downtown

If you’ve visited downtown Ventura recently you may have noticed the newly installed cigarette butt cans in areas with cigarette butt litter problems. While smoking is not permitted downtown or in any other public space in the city, there is still

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