July 2017 Sustainability News
Articles this month include: 
Rodenticides, Back to School Zero Waste & Non-Toxic Supplies, Beat the Heat This Summer, Summer Beach Bus

Zero Waste Lunch Tips & Non-Toxic
School Supplies
It's almost Back to School time! Disposable products in lunches, such as napkins, plastic bags and utensils, juice boxes, and individual bags of chips add an extra $250 per school year (per child) not even mentioning the environmental costs.  Go green and make it a goal to put sustainable practices into their lunches by ...
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Alternatives to Rodenticides

When residents have unwanted rodents on their property, poison is often their go-to solution. But most people don't realize the danger this choice poses not only to children and pets, but also to wildlife. The City Council voted unanimously on April 14, 2015* to discontinue the use of anticoagulant rodenticides in...
 
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Beat the Heat This Summer

Summertime means rising temperatures and -- unfortunately -- rising energy bills. Here we've collected some easy-to-implement tips to help you control your energy costs and reduce your environmental impact - and in some cases, qualify...
 
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Take the Summer Beach Bus
and Sit Back and Relax!

The City of Thousand Oaks will once again be offering the Summer Beach Bus, a regular scheduled public transit service that travels between Thousand Oaks and Zuma Beach in Malibu. The service runs...
 
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Upcoming Events & Workshops

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

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