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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

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check Your Water Heater!

October is Energy Awareness Month: Check your water heater! The temperature should be between 120°F to 185°F and ensure it has an insulating blanket. An insulating blanket will pay for itself in one year or less: https://www.energystar.gov/products/water_heaters  

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

October is Energy Awareness Month: Survey Your Lighting!

Survey your lighting. Replace incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lights with high efficiency light-emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs, especially ENERGY STAR® rated products, use about 75% of the electricity than traditional incandescent bulbs, and they last up to 25 times longer.

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

October is Energy Awareness Month! Get in the KNOW

October is Energy Awareness Month. Know your ENERGY STAR® labeled products. These efficiency rated products can cut your energy bills. Find retailers near you at www.energystar.gov.

FREE Community Cleanup Event Saturday, October 21, 9:00 AM – NOON

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division is hosting a free Community Cleanup Event on Saturday, October 21st, 2017,  from 9am-12pm at the City lot on the corner of Seaward Avenue and Alessandro Drive. Please be prepared to provide proof

FREE Community Cleanup Event Saturday, October 21, 9:00 AM – NOON

The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division is hosting a free Community Cleanup Event on Saturday, October 21st, 2017,  from 9am-12pm at the City lot on the corner of Seaward Avenue and Alessandro Drive. Please be prepared to provide proof

Trash, Green Waste & Recycling Best Practices

Have you ever debated what waste should go into what bin or wondered what items are recyclable or not? Did you ever wonder if you should wash your recyclables before placing them in the recycle bin? Environmental Sustainability put together

Trash, Green Waste & Recycling Best Practices

Have you ever debated what waste should go into what bin or wondered what items are recyclable or not? Did you ever wonder if you should wash your recyclables before placing them in the recycle bin? Environmental Sustainability put together

Environmental Tips for Back to School

Creative Clothes Reuse Arrange a clothing swap with friends and family. Non-Toxic School Supplies Before you run to the store to buy supplies, shop your desks and cabinets at home to see what you might already have. This will help

Environmental Tips for Back to School

Creative Clothes Reuse Arrange a clothing swap with friends and family. Non-Toxic School Supplies Before you run to the store to buy supplies, shop your desks and cabinets at home to see what you might already have. This will help

Volunteer for the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

Over 60,000 people throughout California will participate in the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup  Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00 AM to Noon. Volunteers for the event will help to remove trash and debris from beaches, creeks, and

Volunteer for the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

Over 60,000 people throughout California will participate in the 33rd Annual California Coastal Cleanup  Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 9:00 AM to Noon. Volunteers for the event will help to remove trash and debris from beaches, creeks, and

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

Sustainable You! Camp 2017: Teaching Our Youth About Sustainability

Sustainable Ventura News takes a trip to Sustainable You! Camp. The camp, held each summer at University of California Hansen Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s (HAREC) 4-H Sustainable You Camp teaches children ages 9-12 about what it means to be

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting

July 15th Community Clean Up Event a Great Success!

On July 15 from 9:00 am to Noon, City of Ventura residents dropped off unwanted items for recycling and reuse at a Community Clean Up Event held at Community Park. The event was a great success with EJ Harrison collecting