Category Archives: Save our Natural Resources

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

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

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.

Another local bioswale with native plants

Slow It. Spread It. Sink It. – Helping Nature to Help Ourselves with Bioswales

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Urbanization of towns and cities has caused many of the natural, grassy, open air landscapes to become gray scapes  — areas with lots of concrete, paved parkways, sidewalks and parking lots and other hard-surface areas.

Another local bioswale with native plants

Slow It. Spread It. Sink It. – Helping Nature to Help Ourselves with Bioswales

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer Urbanization of towns and cities has caused many of the natural, grassy, open air landscapes to become gray scapes  — areas with lots of concrete, paved parkways, sidewalks and parking lots and other hard-surface areas.

Sunday, October 28: Volunteers Needed to Create an Ocean Friendly Garden at Ventura Farmer’s Market Parking Lot!

COME JOIN THE COMMUNITY PARTY TO BEAUTIFY VENTURA FARMER’S MARKET PARKING LOT WITH AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN (OFG) Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:00am-12:30pm – First Shift 12:30pm-4:00pm – Second Shift Join the Leadership Ventura, City of Ventura, Ventura Water, the

Sunday, October 28: Volunteers Needed to Create an Ocean Friendly Garden at Ventura Farmer’s Market Parking Lot!

COME JOIN THE COMMUNITY PARTY TO BEAUTIFY VENTURA FARMER’S MARKET PARKING LOT WITH AN OCEAN FRIENDLY GARDEN (OFG) Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:00am-12:30pm – First Shift 12:30pm-4:00pm – Second Shift Join the Leadership Ventura, City of Ventura, Ventura Water, the

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

Great Energy Saving tips to SAVE $$$ on your energy bills

As the temperatures start to dip and you spend more time indoors, energy costs can rise at home.  Between 40-70% of all home energy is wasted.  However, you can help change that percentage (and save on your energy bills!) by

Great Energy Saving tips to SAVE $$$ on your energy bills

As the temperatures start to dip and you spend more time indoors, energy costs can rise at home.  Between 40-70% of all home energy is wasted.  However, you can help change that percentage (and save on your energy bills!) by

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store at 222 Ventura Avenue in Downtown Ventura

The Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store Makes a Green Fashion Statement

[slideshow] By Maryann Ridini Spencer For over 100 years nationwide, The Boys & Girls Club’s mission has been to provide a positive environment and quality programs for all youth, especially those in need, to reach their full potential as productive,

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

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Compost Ideas for a Sustainable Ventura

By Christine Wied You know about the garden plants, grass and food scraps for your compost bin but here are a few other items  you may not have thought of that can be added to that working pile. From your

TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Compost Ideas for a Sustainable Ventura

By Christine Wied You know about the garden plants, grass and food scraps for your compost bin but here are a few other items  you may not have thought of that can be added to that working pile. From your

Saving the world one drink at a time! Ventura’s GREEN TASK FORCE hosts GREEN DRINKS

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEmej4lwHVU] CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRINT ARTICLE ON VENTURA’S GREEN DRINKS in the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura Newsletter

Saving the world one drink at a time! Ventura’s GREEN TASK FORCE hosts GREEN DRINKS

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEmej4lwHVU] CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRINT ARTICLE ON VENTURA’S GREEN DRINKS in the August 2012 Sustainable Ventura Newsletter