Category Archives: Reuse

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.

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

reusable steel straws

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Help Reduce Landfill Waste the next time you have a cold drink

  [slideshow] By Christine Wied With all the nice warm weather, many of us are consuming more cold beverages. When out and ordering a beverage or even with a glass of water, very often a disposable plastic straw is automatically

reusable steel straws

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Help Reduce Landfill Waste the next time you have a cold drink

  [slideshow] By Christine Wied With all the nice warm weather, many of us are consuming more cold beverages. When out and ordering a beverage or even with a glass of water, very often a disposable plastic straw is automatically