Posts Tagged: green living

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit. A professional energy analyst can perform a home energy audit to help identify energy saving opportunities. Connect with the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA, vcenergy.org), or ask your utility

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Schedule an on-site energy audit. A professional energy analyst can perform a home energy audit to help identify energy saving opportunities. Connect with the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA, vcenergy.org), or ask your utility

Westpark Community Garden Expansion

Westpark Community Center, a 7-acre park in Ventura offering lighted softball/soccer fields, handball courts, children play areas, also provides a number of educational and affordable youth programs to residents. In addition, the park also boasts an impressive community garden that

Westpark Community Garden Expansion

Westpark Community Center, a 7-acre park in Ventura offering lighted softball/soccer fields, handball courts, children play areas, also provides a number of educational and affordable youth programs to residents. In addition, the park also boasts an impressive community garden that

PLAY Green Kid Games with PBS Kids!

Teach children about the 3 R’s — Reduce, Reuse & Recycle with FUN Green Games from PBS Kids. Click Image above or right here to play GREEN Games!

PLAY Green Kid Games with PBS Kids!

Teach children about the 3 R’s — Reduce, Reuse & Recycle with FUN Green Games from PBS Kids. Click Image above or right here to play GREEN Games!

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”

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”

Get Your FREE Sustainability Kit!

City of Ventura residents — Get FREE GREEN SWAG in the Environmental Sustainability Kit! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST with Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell to find out how: LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, Click Here!       

Get Your FREE Sustainability Kit!

City of Ventura residents — Get FREE GREEN SWAG in the Environmental Sustainability Kit! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST with Environmental Specialist Tobie Mitchell to find out how: LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, Click Here!       

KEEP SAFE: PROPERLY DISPOSE OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

More than 200,000 lbs. of HHW materials are collected from Ventura residents and businesses each year! Take advantage of the opportunity to properly dispose of these toxic items such as: Used or contaminated motor oil and gasoline Used oil filters

KEEP SAFE: PROPERLY DISPOSE OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW)

More than 200,000 lbs. of HHW materials are collected from Ventura residents and businesses each year! Take advantage of the opportunity to properly dispose of these toxic items such as: Used or contaminated motor oil and gasoline Used oil filters

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

Green Cleaning Recipes

Green Cleaning Recipes How to Make a Non-Toxic Cleaning Kit Shopping List Baking Soda Washing Soda White Distilled Vinegar Natural Liquid Soap or Detergent Tea Tree Oil 6 Clean Spray Bottles 2 Glass Jars Creamy Soft Scrubber Pour ½ c.

Enter Your Green Business for The CoolCalifornia Small Business Award through Nov 2, 2015!

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes SBiz for their sustainability initiatives. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Enter Your Green Business for The CoolCalifornia Small Business Award through Nov 2, 2015!

The CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards Program recognizes SBiz for their sustainability initiatives. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Right Plant. Right Place. FREE Water Wise Gardening Class, Sat. Sept. 12, 10am

Ocean Friendly and Native Gardens thrive in Ventura’s Mediterranean sunny climate with low humidity, and near-perfect temperatures averaging in the mid-70s. However, do you ever get perplexed about what types of plants to purchase for your water wise garden and

Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this

Your Guide to Sustainable Food: FREE Monterey Bay Seafood Watch APP for iPhone and Android Devices

Our ocean sustains life on earth. That’s why the more we know about our ocean, about how to treat it and what species that live in it may or may not be endangered, ensures not only the health of this