Environmental Sustainability


Solarize Ventura

Ever thought about going solar?  Now is the time!!

For a limited time only, the new Solarize Ventura program offers local homeowners discounted pricing, pre-vetted solar contractors, and a free independent solar consultant.  Available exclusively to City residents, Solarize Ventura offers a fixed, discounted price for residential solar systems and a streamlined hassle-free process to go solar.  A federal tax credit, of 30% of total system cost, helps make solar even more affordable.  This program is made possible through a partnership between the City of Ventura and the Community Environmental Council.  Click HERE to learn more about the program and to find out about FREE, upcoming homeowner workshops.

Zero out your carbon footprint by combining rooftop solar with an electrical vehicle.  Click HERE for more information.

Upcoming FREE Solarize Ventura Workshops

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 -     6:30-8:00pm, Ventura City Hall, 501 Poli Street in the Community Room

WATCH the Sustainable Ventura News Video below on Solarize Ventura


Big Bellies:  Taking A Big Bite Out of Trash

This past August, The City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division, in partnership with the Downtown Ventura Partners (DVP),  installed 30 Big Belly trash and recycling bins. These containers are state-of-the-art, using solar power to self-compact trash, which reduces the amount of necessary pick-ups, saving money. These bins provide easy recycling at each trash container too. This will help Ventura to divert even more recyclables from the landfill, encourage public recycling, and eliminate unsightly scavenging of recyclables. READ THE FULL ARTICLE.



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