Category Archives: sustainable tips

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Sustainable Ventura PODCAST: Tips To Prevent Stormwater and Storm Drain Pollution

LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura PODCAST with City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hunsdorfer to find out how you can prevent storm drain and stormwater pollution, CLICK HERE.

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Sustainable Ventura PODCAST: Tips To Prevent Stormwater and Storm Drain Pollution

LISTEN to the Sustainable Ventura PODCAST with City of Ventura Environmental Services Supervisor Todd Hunsdorfer to find out how you can prevent storm drain and stormwater pollution, CLICK HERE.

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FREE Sustainability Kits for City of Ventura Residents

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Ventura Water offers FREE Sustainability Kits to city residents.  The kit is designed to help residents increase recycling practices and assist with conserving energy, water, and other natural resources, and

Sustainability Kit Graphic

FREE Sustainability Kits for City of Ventura Residents

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division in partnership with Ventura Water offers FREE Sustainability Kits to city residents.  The kit is designed to help residents increase recycling practices and assist with conserving energy, water, and other natural resources, and

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DID YOU KNOW? Eco-Facts You Should Know

Did you know? •An estimated 1,500 bottles of water are consumed in the U.S. every second. •About 17 million barrels of oil were required to make the 50 million or so single use water bottles Americans consumed in 2006. Most

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DID YOU KNOW? Eco-Facts You Should Know

Did you know? •An estimated 1,500 bottles of water are consumed in the U.S. every second. •About 17 million barrels of oil were required to make the 50 million or so single use water bottles Americans consumed in 2006. Most

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

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Only Rain Down the Drain

Ever wonder why you might see a beach closure sign after it rains?  That’s because of stormwater pollution is caused by urban runoff.  When it comes to preventing stormwater pollution, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability promotes, “only rain down

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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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Tips for Heating Your Home Safely this Winter

Winter Heating Safety Generator exhaust is toxic. Always put generators outside well away from doors, windows, and vents. Carbon monoxide (CO) is deadly, can build up quickly, and linger for hours. More information. Combustion appliances are those which burn fuels

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Tips for Heating Your Home Safely this Winter

Winter Heating Safety Generator exhaust is toxic. Always put generators outside well away from doors, windows, and vents. Carbon monoxide (CO) is deadly, can build up quickly, and linger for hours. More information. Combustion appliances are those which burn fuels

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Only Rain Down the Drain: 10 Great Stormwater Tips Around the House & Office

When it Rains…it gets into the Drain!  10 Great Stormwater Tips to be mindful of that help preserve and protect the environment! 1.  Never dump anything down a storm drain or drainage ditch.  The storm drain system conveys storm water

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Only Rain Down the Drain: 10 Great Stormwater Tips Around the House & Office

When it Rains…it gets into the Drain!  10 Great Stormwater Tips to be mindful of that help preserve and protect the environment! 1.  Never dump anything down a storm drain or drainage ditch.  The storm drain system conveys storm water

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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.

"Sunflower People" Music Video features valuable Reduce•Reuse•R

“Sunflower People” Sustainable Ventura Music Video features valuable Reduce•Reuse•Recycle Messages

The October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura” TV series features this “Sunflower People” music video featuring valuable reduce, reuse and recycling messages and  the music of Holly Overin and Charell Charley.  Environmental Sustainability’s Ray Olson also appears. Also on the show this

"Sunflower People" Music Video features valuable Reduce•Reuse•R

“Sunflower People” Sustainable Ventura Music Video features valuable Reduce•Reuse•Recycle Messages

The October 2012 “Sustainable Ventura” TV series features this “Sunflower People” music video featuring valuable reduce, reuse and recycling messages and  the music of Holly Overin and Charell Charley.  Environmental Sustainability’s Ray Olson also appears. Also on the show this

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Be Sustainable – Buy Local Produce!

By Christine Wied Fall is the traditional harvest season. To be sustainable when it comes to produce, the best strategy is to buy local and buy seasonal. Studies show that when we buy from local businesses, more of our money

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Be Sustainable – Buy Local Produce!

By Christine Wied Fall is the traditional harvest season. To be sustainable when it comes to produce, the best strategy is to buy local and buy seasonal. Studies show that when we buy from local businesses, more of our money