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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

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

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

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

What Goes In My Recycle Bin?

Newspapers: All newspapers and inserts can be recycled. Please put in a brown paper bag inside your recycle barrel. Cardboard: Corrugated cardboard cut into 3′ x 3′ pieces. Boxes should be flattened and placed inside the barrel or next to

What Goes In My Recycle Bin?

Newspapers: All newspapers and inserts can be recycled. Please put in a brown paper bag inside your recycle barrel. Cardboard: Corrugated cardboard cut into 3′ x 3′ pieces. Boxes should be flattened and placed inside the barrel or next to

Energy Upgrade California

Join us to learn how Energy Upgrade California, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance and CHF have joined forces to make Energy Efficiency and Solar in your home affordable. Special guests include: Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long Carolyn Holmes of CHF

Energy Upgrade California

Join us to learn how Energy Upgrade California, Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance and CHF have joined forces to make Energy Efficiency and Solar in your home affordable. Special guests include: Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long Carolyn Holmes of CHF

Volunteer Opportunities

Public Works Department Environmental Sustainability has a variety of volunteer opportunities each year to help make Ventura’s Environment even better. No experience is necessary; City staff will provide training. Some of the volunteer opportunities available are: Video Production Assistants: Assisting

Volunteer Opportunities

Public Works Department Environmental Sustainability has a variety of volunteer opportunities each year to help make Ventura’s Environment even better. No experience is necessary; City staff will provide training. Some of the volunteer opportunities available are: Video Production Assistants: Assisting

The Treasure of San Buenaventura filming at Olivas Adobe on May 13, 2011

On Friday, May 13, 2011,  the City’s Environmental Sustainability Division shot additional scenes for the upcoming TV and film project “The Treasure of San Buenaventura” (written and produced by the Division’s Manager, Ray Olson). Check out our PHOTO Album from the

The Treasure of San Buenaventura filming at Olivas Adobe on May 13, 2011

On Friday, May 13, 2011,  the City’s Environmental Sustainability Division shot additional scenes for the upcoming TV and film project “The Treasure of San Buenaventura” (written and produced by the Division’s Manager, Ray Olson). Check out our PHOTO Album from the

Cypress Place Senior Living – A Green Business

Ray Olson, Manager with the City’s Environmental and Sustainability Division,  visits Cypress Place Senior Living, winners of the Environmental Excellence Award for 2009,  to check out their recycling program! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kUeptDx4sE&feature=channel_video_title]

Cypress Place Senior Living – A Green Business

Ray Olson, Manager with the City’s Environmental and Sustainability Division,  visits Cypress Place Senior Living, winners of the Environmental Excellence Award for 2009,  to check out their recycling program! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kUeptDx4sE&feature=channel_video_title]

How To Use Rain Barrels

Ray Olson,  Manager, Environmental Sustainability Division/City of Ventura Public Works, shows how he harvests rainwater from his roof to save water, reduce his water bill and help the environment, all at the same time!   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orMDpx1p2bQ]

How To Use Rain Barrels

Ray Olson,  Manager, Environmental Sustainability Division/City of Ventura Public Works, shows how he harvests rainwater from his roof to save water, reduce his water bill and help the environment, all at the same time!   [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orMDpx1p2bQ]