The City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division Engages Local Students

By Maryann Ridini Spencer for Sustainable Ventura & VC Style This year’s 2011 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD was presented to Balboa Middle School for their recycling and horticulture practices during a November 14 City Council Meeting in honor of America Recycles

The City of Ventura’s Environmental Sustainability Division Engages Local Students

By Maryann Ridini Spencer for Sustainable Ventura & VC Style This year’s 2011 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD was presented to Balboa Middle School for their recycling and horticulture practices during a November 14 City Council Meeting in honor of America Recycles

Environmental Resources & Links

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Directory
http://facultystaff.vwc.edu/~gnoe/avd.htm American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org Audubon Society
www.audubon.org Californians Against Waste
www.cawrecycles.org California Certified Organic Farmer’s National Organic Directory
www.ccof.org California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
www.childlead.com California Energy Commission
www.energy.ca.gov California Integrated Waste Management Board
www.ciwmb.ca.gov California Occupational Safety and Health Administration
www.osha.gov California Plastics

Environmental Resources & Links

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Directory
http://facultystaff.vwc.edu/~gnoe/avd.htm American Lung Association
www.lungusa.org Audubon Society
www.audubon.org Californians Against Waste
www.cawrecycles.org California Certified Organic Farmer’s National Organic Directory
www.ccof.org California Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
www.childlead.com California Energy Commission
www.energy.ca.gov California Integrated Waste Management Board
www.ciwmb.ca.gov California Occupational Safety and Health Administration
www.osha.gov California Plastics

Balboa Middle School Receives 2011 Green School Award for Recycling Skills and Horticulture

For the past five years,  local Ventura School’s have been honored with the GREEN SCHOOL AWARD for their exceptional efforts in proteting and preserving the environment.  This year, Balboa Middle School was named the 2011 recipient for their Recycling skills

Balboa Middle School Receives 2011 Green School Award for Recycling Skills and Horticulture

For the past five years,  local Ventura School’s have been honored with the GREEN SCHOOL AWARD for their exceptional efforts in proteting and preserving the environment.  This year, Balboa Middle School was named the 2011 recipient for their Recycling skills

Get Your Green On article for OPEN LINE, November 16, 2011 – Be Safe If You’re Using a Turkey Fryer this Thanksgiving!

Turkey fryers that use several gallons of oil can produce a nice juicy turkey but many safety precautions need to be taken if you choose this cooking method. In addition to the fire and burn hazards, the environmental impacts of

Get Your Green On article for OPEN LINE, November 16, 2011 – Be Safe If You’re Using a Turkey Fryer this Thanksgiving!

Turkey fryers that use several gallons of oil can produce a nice juicy turkey but many safety precautions need to be taken if you choose this cooking method. In addition to the fire and burn hazards, the environmental impacts of

2011 Green School Award Winners To Be Presented at City Council Meeting on Monday, November 14

Past Green School Award Winners 2010 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD WINNER Environmental Sustainability and co-sponsor Agromin Premium Soil Products selected Portola Elementary School as the recipient of the fourth annual Green School Award for 2010. Portola was chosen because they have

2011 Green School Award Winners To Be Presented at City Council Meeting on Monday, November 14

Past Green School Award Winners 2010 GREEN SCHOOL AWARD WINNER Environmental Sustainability and co-sponsor Agromin Premium Soil Products selected Portola Elementary School as the recipient of the fourth annual Green School Award for 2010. Portola was chosen because they have

Ventura’s Schools Get Their “Green” On!

Ventura Schools Get Their Green On! FREE Environmental Educational Programs Offered by Ventura’s Public Works Environmental Sustainability Division Teach Children About Their Environment “Students who become ‘environmentally engaged’ at a young age have positive behaviors and attitudes engrained throughout their

Ventura’s Schools Get Their “Green” On!

Ventura Schools Get Their Green On! FREE Environmental Educational Programs Offered by Ventura’s Public Works Environmental Sustainability Division Teach Children About Their Environment “Students who become ‘environmentally engaged’ at a young age have positive behaviors and attitudes engrained throughout their

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with

FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events

City of Ventura residents and small businesses (CESQG’s) are encouraged to visit the monthly FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events and take advantage of the opportunity to dispose of HHW items properly — and avoid the risks associated with

Smoke Detector Disposal

  No Smoke Detectors in the trash nor are the accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Events – RETURN TO MANUFACTURER FOR PROPER DISPOSAL Check your smoke detector on a regular basis. The life span of a detector is about ten

Smoke Detector Disposal

  No Smoke Detectors in the trash nor are the accepted at Household Hazardous Waste Events – RETURN TO MANUFACTURER FOR PROPER DISPOSAL Check your smoke detector on a regular basis. The life span of a detector is about ten

Medication Disposal – No Drugs down the drain, sink or toilet!

NO Unused or Expired Medications down the drain! Bring your unused or expired medication for safe disposal to: Ventura Police Department, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura or Westside Resources Center, 110 N. Olive Street, Unit K, Ventura Narcotics, over-the counter and

Medication Disposal – No Drugs down the drain, sink or toilet!

NO Unused or Expired Medications down the drain! Bring your unused or expired medication for safe disposal to: Ventura Police Department, 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura or Westside Resources Center, 110 N. Olive Street, Unit K, Ventura Narcotics, over-the counter and