Posts Tagged: reduce

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

Free Lighting Upgrades for Small Businesses Now Available!!

Southern California Edison (SCE) is offering their 2017 Direct Install program to Ventura businesses from March 20th to April 7th. Through the Direct Install program, SCE sends trained energy-efficiency contractors to help small businesses identify ways to save energy through

New Efforts to Reduce Cigarette Butt Litter Downtown

If you’ve visited downtown Ventura recently you may have noticed the newly installed cigarette butt cans in areas with cigarette butt litter problems. While smoking is not permitted downtown or in any other public space in the city, there is still

New Efforts to Reduce Cigarette Butt Litter Downtown

If you’ve visited downtown Ventura recently you may have noticed the newly installed cigarette butt cans in areas with cigarette butt litter problems. While smoking is not permitted downtown or in any other public space in the city, there is still

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

Green Your Holiday with Recycled & Repurposed Decor

Green Your Holidays! Recycling, reusing and repurposing items around the house are a wonderful eco-friendly way to keep “green” for the holidays. It’s also great on your budget! Here are four sustainable holiday decorating ideas to help make the season

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Two great GREEN Energy Saving Holiday Decorating Tips

Deck the Halls with LED Lights Did you know that when you use Energy Star Certified LED lights to decorate for the holidays you’re using less energy than when you decorate with traditional incandescent bulbs? LED lights are just as

Eco-Friendly Tips to GREEN your Holidays from Environmental Sustainability

Happy Holidays from City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability. This Sustainable Ventura News video features fun and easy tips to make your holidays bright and GREEN!

Eco-Friendly Tips to GREEN your Holidays from Environmental Sustainability

Happy Holidays from City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability. This Sustainable Ventura News video features fun and easy tips to make your holidays bright and GREEN!

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”

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

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

View the new trash and recycle bins off Main Street!

If you take a walk towards the ocean by the bike path at the end of Main Street you’ll see the City’s new installation of trash and recycle bins! Litter and scavenging is a problem in this area of the

View the new trash and recycle bins off Main Street!

If you take a walk towards the ocean by the bike path at the end of Main Street you’ll see the City’s new installation of trash and recycle bins! Litter and scavenging is a problem in this area of the

Kid-Friendly, Mother Earth-Approved Valentine Crafts

If you’re looking for an alternative to packaged Valentines and conversation heart candy, here are a few easy crafts your child (or your inner child) will have fun making and giving. Heart-shaped Bird Feeders My preschooler and I made this

Kid-Friendly, Mother Earth-Approved Valentine Crafts

If you’re looking for an alternative to packaged Valentines and conversation heart candy, here are a few easy crafts your child (or your inner child) will have fun making and giving. Heart-shaped Bird Feeders My preschooler and I made this