Category Archives: Reduce

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,

City of Ventura Helps Schools and Non-profits Shine Bright (& Green!)

The City of Ventura Public Works Department has completed its Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Program that will save local non-profit organizations and schools an estimated $82,000 each year.  Free energy efficient lights were installed at 19 non-profit agencies and 6

City of Ventura Helps Schools and Non-profits Shine Bright (& Green!)

The City of Ventura Public Works Department has completed its Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit Program that will save local non-profit organizations and schools an estimated $82,000 each year.  Free energy efficient lights were installed at 19 non-profit agencies and 6

Livin’ Green in 2013: New Year’s Resolutions That Make A Difference

While your making your New Year’s resolutions in your personal and professional life.  Keep the environment in mind! Here are some green tips to help save the planet that can also help you save on your pocketbook! •Buy local, fresh,

Livin’ Green in 2013: New Year’s Resolutions That Make A Difference

While your making your New Year’s resolutions in your personal and professional life.  Keep the environment in mind! Here are some green tips to help save the planet that can also help you save on your pocketbook! •Buy local, fresh,

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

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