Category Archives: Reduce

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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,

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

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Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

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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!

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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!

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Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

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Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

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GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

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GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

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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

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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