Category Archives: Save our Natural Resources

How to PRUNE your native garden

Native gardens are not only beautiful, they help conserve natural resources. February is a great time to hard PRUNE your native gardens.  In this Sustainable Ventura News segment, Designer Laura Bauer with BauerFineGardening.com,  demonstrates how to care for your garden

How to PRUNE your native garden

Native gardens are not only beautiful, they help conserve natural resources. February is a great time to hard PRUNE your native gardens.  In this Sustainable Ventura News segment, Designer Laura Bauer with BauerFineGardening.com,  demonstrates how to care for your garden

The Second Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest

Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards is Standing Room Only

[slideshow] [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SUgooTN7NQ]      More than 150 attendees packed a soundstage at Brooks Institute  as Ventura Water and partners Pagatonia and iThentic presented the 2013 Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 pm.

The Second Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest

Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards is Standing Room Only

[slideshow] [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SUgooTN7NQ]      More than 150 attendees packed a soundstage at Brooks Institute  as Ventura Water and partners Pagatonia and iThentic presented the 2013 Water: Take 1 Short Film Contest Awards on Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8 pm.

Trash at the site of the Santa Clara Riverbed before the summer cleanup

It Takes a Village: Cleaning up the Santa Clara Riverbed

[slideshow]           On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, in just under two hours, City of Ventura staff, community leaders and 500 students from California Lutheran University (CLU) removed 21.28 tons of trash from the Santa Clara riverbed.         “The coordinated

Trash at the site of the Santa Clara Riverbed before the summer cleanup

It Takes a Village: Cleaning up the Santa Clara Riverbed

[slideshow]           On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, in just under two hours, City of Ventura staff, community leaders and 500 students from California Lutheran University (CLU) removed 21.28 tons of trash from the Santa Clara riverbed.         “The coordinated

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Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

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Big Bellies: Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHoS3r6TSoo] This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the

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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.

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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.

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Prevent Stormwater Pollution: Great Tips on how YOU can make a difference!

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg talks about how YOU can prevent stormwater pollution! WATCH the Sustainable Ventura interview, CLICK HERE! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoNPvanmMc] The Sustainable Ventura TV Series (May 2013 show), takes a trip to the Earth Day Eco-Fest in

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Prevent Stormwater Pollution: Great Tips on how YOU can make a difference!

City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Courtney Lindberg talks about how YOU can prevent stormwater pollution! WATCH the Sustainable Ventura interview, CLICK HERE! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHoNPvanmMc] The Sustainable Ventura TV Series (May 2013 show), takes a trip to the Earth Day Eco-Fest in

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Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Earth Day Beach Cleanup – Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9am-11:00am

Earth Day Beach Cleanup,  Saturday, April 20 from 9:00am to 11:00am takes place this year at Surfer’s Knoll, 1560 Spinnaker Drive (See Map below). Due to the fact that the event is so popular, volunteers wishing to assist are being

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Sustainable Ventura talks to Ventura Water about SAVING OUR WATER with the Never Waste Campaign

Ventura Water’s involvement with the Never Waste Campaign to SAVE OUR WATER, kicks off in March 2013. In this segment of Sustainable Ventura (March 2013 show)   talks with Ventura Water’s Management Analyst Nancy Broschart about the campaign which is aimed

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Sustainable Ventura talks to Ventura Water about SAVING OUR WATER with the Never Waste Campaign

Ventura Water’s involvement with the Never Waste Campaign to SAVE OUR WATER, kicks off in March 2013. In this segment of Sustainable Ventura (March 2013 show)   talks with Ventura Water’s Management Analyst Nancy Broschart about the campaign which is aimed

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When it RAINS, Catch it! Rain Barrel Discount Program for City of Ventura Residents

Collecting rain water makes good sense not only to the environment and your pocketbook, but it is a benefit to your lawn and garden.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain a barrel will save most gardeners about

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When it RAINS, Catch it! Rain Barrel Discount Program for City of Ventura Residents

Collecting rain water makes good sense not only to the environment and your pocketbook, but it is a benefit to your lawn and garden.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain a barrel will save most gardeners about

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Sustainable Ventura’s November 2012 Show – Ventura Water’s Water Supply

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_ItaipKPt8&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp]   Sustainable Ventura, November 2012 Show – Ventura Water’s Water Supply This month’s Sustainable Ventura TV show takes a look at Ventura Water’s Water Supply – where our drinking water comes from, what’s in our water, how it is

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Sustainable Ventura’s November 2012 Show – Ventura Water’s Water Supply

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_ItaipKPt8&list=UU7Be-NKr-WMUdzYMkPzCJTA&index=1&feature=plcp]   Sustainable Ventura, November 2012 Show – Ventura Water’s Water Supply This month’s Sustainable Ventura TV show takes a look at Ventura Water’s Water Supply – where our drinking water comes from, what’s in our water, how it is