March 2017 Sustainability News
Articles this month include: 
Brooke White Headlines 20th Anniversary Arbor Earth Day Free Event, Free Landfill Day, Free Solar Workshop, Clearing the Fog on Food Expiration Dates, Budget Survey

You are Invited to Arbor Earth Day's 20th Anniversary Celebration

Arbor/Earth Day is a major City-sponsored event celebrating both Arbor and Earth Day in a fun, family-oriented venue. This is the 20th Anniversary of Arbor Earth Day in the City of Thousand Oaks! This year's milestone event will feature ...

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Free Simi Valley Landfill Day Check-In
Free Landfill Day is April 23 from 10am to 4pm

Free Landfill and Recycling Day gives Thousand Oaks residents a chance to dispose of excess trash and green waste free of charge at the Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center. It only happens twice per year! Here are the guidelines to follow... .

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Thinking of Going Solar? Come to Our Free Workshop

Date: April 3
Time:  6:00 - 7:30 pm
Place: Newbury Park Library
Learn how to go solar at home including system components, sizing your system, connection to the grid, cost, getting the best deal, and financing alternatives. We'll introduce you to a group buy opportunity available now, which can reduce your cost up to 30%.  

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Clearing the Fog on Expiration Dates

Use By, Sell By, Best Before... if you find food expiration dates confusing, you're not alone.  Confusion about when foods really become unsafe to eat sends tons of edible food to landfills each year. But change is coming...

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Your City, Your Priorities: Share Your Input

We are asking residents for their input on the City's budget. Visit the link below and participate in our 10-minute Budget Priorities Survey where you can increase or decrease expenditures on City services, such as open space, traffic, libraries. . .You will learn about the City's key spending areas, and your input will help inform Council decision-making as we prepare for our next two-year budget cycle.

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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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