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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Use “Safe” Beauty Products For Your Health

By Christine Wied In striving to prevent breast and other cancers through environmental causes, an area to consider is the use of cosmetics and other personal care products. It has been estimated that the average woman may put up to

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Use “Safe” Beauty Products For Your Health

By Christine Wied In striving to prevent breast and other cancers through environmental causes, an area to consider is the use of cosmetics and other personal care products. It has been estimated that the average woman may put up to

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Andria’s Seafood Restaurant and Market: A Ventura tradition makes its mark with a sustainable business approach

By Maryann Ridini Spencer On May 13, 1982, when Michael J. Wagner, then owner and operator of Seafood Specialties, a wholesale seafood processor and distributor out of Santa Barbara, opened Andria’s Seafood Restaurant and Market in the Ventura Harbor, it

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Andria’s Seafood Restaurant and Market: A Ventura tradition makes its mark with a sustainable business approach

By Maryann Ridini Spencer On May 13, 1982, when Michael J. Wagner, then owner and operator of Seafood Specialties, a wholesale seafood processor and distributor out of Santa Barbara, opened Andria’s Seafood Restaurant and Market in the Ventura Harbor, it

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Green Profile: The Jolly Oyster

by Maryann Ridini Spencer   The Jolly Oyster:  Sustainable Shell Fish Farming From the Farm to Your Table Eating fish is a great source of protein.  Research has shown that generous helping of those great omega-3 polyunsaturated fats do wonders

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Green Profile: The Jolly Oyster

by Maryann Ridini Spencer   The Jolly Oyster:  Sustainable Shell Fish Farming From the Farm to Your Table Eating fish is a great source of protein.  Research has shown that generous helping of those great omega-3 polyunsaturated fats do wonders

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28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:00am-Noon

By Christine Wied Saturday, September 15 will be the 28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day from 9:00 a.m. to noon at a number of sites throughout the State. On Coastal Cleanup Day thousands of Californians as well as people in

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28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, September 15, 2012, 9:00am-Noon

By Christine Wied Saturday, September 15 will be the 28th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day from 9:00 a.m. to noon at a number of sites throughout the State. On Coastal Cleanup Day thousands of Californians as well as people in

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Sustainable Ventura’s August 2012 Newsletter

Read the Sustainable Ventura August 2012 Newsletter, CLICK HERE. Featured Articles: Join the Zero Waste Campaign with Catalog Choice Green Drinks The 3 R’s The Refill Shoppe Business Profile Saving Our Ocean with Coastal Cleanup Sustainable Ventura New Season July

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Sustainable Ventura’s August 2012 Newsletter

Read the Sustainable Ventura August 2012 Newsletter, CLICK HERE. Featured Articles: Join the Zero Waste Campaign with Catalog Choice Green Drinks The 3 R’s The Refill Shoppe Business Profile Saving Our Ocean with Coastal Cleanup Sustainable Ventura New Season July

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Naturally Managing Pests with a Healthy Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about naturally managing pests with a healthy garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management. Listen to Naturally Managing Pests

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Naturally Managing Pests with a Healthy Garden

Ray Olson, Manager, City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division, talks to Sustainable Ventura’s Maryann Ridini Spencer about naturally managing pests with a healthy garden.  Ray offers great tips and techniques for less toxic pest management. Listen to Naturally Managing Pests

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Recycle Used Motor Oil at the following Certified Oil Recycling Centers in the City of Ventura

CERTIFIED OIL RECYCLING CENTERS Auto Lube Care, 1875 E. Thompson Blvd, 805-643-0963 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 2610 E. Main Street, 805-648-3592 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 9459 Telephone Road, 805-659-9662 (Accepts

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Recycle Used Motor Oil at the following Certified Oil Recycling Centers in the City of Ventura

CERTIFIED OIL RECYCLING CENTERS Auto Lube Care, 1875 E. Thompson Blvd, 805-643-0963 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 2610 E. Main Street, 805-648-3592 (Accepts Oil Filters and Used Motor Oil) Auto Zone, 9459 Telephone Road, 805-659-9662 (Accepts

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FREE Green Jobs Summit, May 19, 2012, 10am-2:30pm at City Hall

GREEN JOB SUMMIT May 19, 2012 10:00am-2:30pm Ventura City Hall 501 Poli Street, Ventura Light Continental Breakfast will be served Join California State Assembly Member Das Williams and co-sponsors at the second annual Green Jobs Summit. If you want to

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FREE Green Jobs Summit, May 19, 2012, 10am-2:30pm at City Hall

GREEN JOB SUMMIT May 19, 2012 10:00am-2:30pm Ventura City Hall 501 Poli Street, Ventura Light Continental Breakfast will be served Join California State Assembly Member Das Williams and co-sponsors at the second annual Green Jobs Summit. If you want to

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Business Grant Opportunity – Reusables Funding up to $30,000 – Apply by April 1, 2012!

Reusable Grants requests up to $30,000 are available for businesses and other organizations that are planning to incorporate reusable packaging into their transport and distribution. Eligible Projects should focus on waste prevention and specifically reusable transportation (projects that replace single

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Business Grant Opportunity – Reusables Funding up to $30,000 – Apply by April 1, 2012!

Reusable Grants requests up to $30,000 are available for businesses and other organizations that are planning to incorporate reusable packaging into their transport and distribution. Eligible Projects should focus on waste prevention and specifically reusable transportation (projects that replace single

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Everything you always wanted to know about RECYCLING, but were afraid to ask!

                     Is this TRASH or a RECYCLABLE?   Have you ever stood in front of a recycling container with an item and wondered is this recyclable or trash?  Pizza boxes seem to be one of

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TIPS FROM THE EXPERT: Everything you always wanted to know about RECYCLING, but were afraid to ask!

                     Is this TRASH or a RECYCLABLE?   Have you ever stood in front of a recycling container with an item and wondered is this recyclable or trash?  Pizza boxes seem to be one of