January 2017 GoGreen News & Updates
Articles this month include: Climate Change Forum, Arbor Earth Day, Idling Vehicles 
Community Forum on Climate Change

A community forum on climate change will take place at 7pm on Friday, February 4th, 2017 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
"How we can solve climate change and strengthen our nation's economy." The City's own Dr. Helen Cox, Manager of the City's Sustainability Division, will explain climate-related policies and how you can help your government act. Dr. Richard Elsey, Chair of the Conejo Valley chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, will examine putting a price on carbon-based fuels.
 
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Deadline is Feb 4 to Order Rainbarrels for Pickup Next Week

Most residents qualify for a $35 rebate per rainbarrel. The link below explains the program in detail. To receive up to two rainbarrels for pickup in Thousand Oaks or Ventura on February 11, you must order by Feb. 4. Purchase now, and apply for the rebate afterwards.
 
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Spare the Air by Turning off Your Car

Idling refers to running a vehicle's engine when the vehicle is not in motion. It commonly occurs when drivers are stopped at red lights, waiting outside businesses or residences or during school drop off and pick up. Unfortunately, idling vehicles contribute to local air pollution, emitting high concentrations of...
 
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Save the Date for Arbor Earth Day

The pubic is invited to the 20th Annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on April 8th, with activities and tips on how to "Go Green" for the whole family, plus entertainment, wildlife and more! We are also looking for vendors and volunteers!
 
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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Click the link below to view a list of upcoming FREE eco-events, weekly hazardous waste disposal events, holidays coming up when trash service is delayed, and more!
 
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