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Taking the mystery out of becoming a City of Ventura Certified Green Business

In 2011, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division launched the Green Business Certification program as a means to foster and support environmental sustainability in the local business community. Becoming a Certified Green Business is FREE and currently available for

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Taking the mystery out of becoming a City of Ventura Certified Green Business

In 2011, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division launched the Green Business Certification program as a means to foster and support environmental sustainability in the local business community. Becoming a Certified Green Business is FREE and currently available for

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Prevent Holiday Food Waste with a “GREEN STEW”

Holiday food waste is at an all time high at the November-December holidays.  So, what can you do to avoid waste? Planahead, share, save, and repurpose. FOUR TIPS TO AVOID HOLIDAY FOOD WASTE ·       Plan Ahead: Shop your pantry and

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Prevent Holiday Food Waste with a “GREEN STEW”

Holiday food waste is at an all time high at the November-December holidays.  So, what can you do to avoid waste? Planahead, share, save, and repurpose. FOUR TIPS TO AVOID HOLIDAY FOOD WASTE ·       Plan Ahead: Shop your pantry and

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Alexander’s Restaurant: Serving Up Sustainability

If you enjoy dining in a beautiful California casual setting with picturesque water views overlooking a stunning harbor surrounded by majestic mountains, Alexander’s Restaurant, located inside the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort, serves up a substantial helping of

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Alexander’s Restaurant: Serving Up Sustainability

If you enjoy dining in a beautiful California casual setting with picturesque water views overlooking a stunning harbor surrounded by majestic mountains, Alexander’s Restaurant, located inside the Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor Resort, serves up a substantial helping of

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Farm to Table: What’s in season for winter?

Are you in a dinner rut? Do you always purchase the same types of fruits and vegetables from your local grocer whether they are in season or not? Living in Ventura, we’re fortunate because our community is located in the

winter squash

Farm to Table: What’s in season for winter?

Are you in a dinner rut? Do you always purchase the same types of fruits and vegetables from your local grocer whether they are in season or not? Living in Ventura, we’re fortunate because our community is located in the

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Welcome to Environmental Sustainability Brandon Kaysen!

On Monday, October 31, 2016 Brandon Kaysen began his first official day as an Environmental Specialist. In his new post, Kaysen will be managing the K-12 environmental education program as well as sustainability-focused community outreach including environmental presentations, developing educational

Brandon Kaysen

Welcome to Environmental Sustainability Brandon Kaysen!

On Monday, October 31, 2016 Brandon Kaysen began his first official day as an Environmental Specialist. In his new post, Kaysen will be managing the K-12 environmental education program as well as sustainability-focused community outreach including environmental presentations, developing educational

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Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

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Prevent Food Waste at Thanksgiving with “Green” Stew

In this segment of Sustainable Ventura News, City of Ventura Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell demonstrates how to prevent holiday food waste by making a “GREEN” stew.                         “Green Stew”

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GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

Back to School

GREEN Tips PODCAST for back to school

It’s a well-proven fact that teaching children from a young age about the environment and how to be more green and sustainable helps them to develop positive patterns that stick with them for life. Each and every person can make

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New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable

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New and enhanced residential & commercial services from E.J. Harrison & Sons

This past July 2016, Ventura City Council granted a 10-year franchise renewal agreement to EJ Harrison & Sons, Inc., for the collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste, and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable

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October 20, 2016: Vote For Your Future – An Event at Patagonia Ventura

  WHO:  Patagonia Ventura WHAT:  Join us for a panel discussion on how to be an educated environmental voter and about local environmental issues that are important this election. We will be hosting a discussion with Gene Karpinski, President of

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October 20, 2016: Vote For Your Future – An Event at Patagonia Ventura

  WHO:  Patagonia Ventura WHAT:  Join us for a panel discussion on how to be an educated environmental voter and about local environmental issues that are important this election. We will be hosting a discussion with Gene Karpinski, President of