September 2018 Sustainability News
Inside this issue: Plastic Bags, Drug Take Back Day, Climate Change, Cisterns, Energy Benchmarking
Bag it -- or Not!
Most curbside recycling collection systems and processing equipment are designed to separate rigid materials like...

National Drug Take-Back Day is Sat, October 27
Twice yearly, Sheriffs’ departments across the U.S. participate in National Drug Take Back Day to educate the public about the potential for abuse of medications and provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of medicines and prescription drugs. The next event is...

Climate Change -- Our Water Resources
We know that climate change is happening throughout the world but how much do we know about its impacts on us? Most of the projections that we hear refer to...

Are You Ready for a Rainy Day?
The City of Thousand Oaks has three cisterns that can each capture up to 7,600 gallons of rainwater from the roof of the Newbury Park Library. These cisterns reduce the amount of...

Energy Benchmarking – There’s a Law for That??
California’s AB 802 is a new energy benchmarking and public disclosure program for nonresidential and multifamily buildings. Energy benchmarking is the process of....

Upcoming Events & Workshops
Click the link below to view a list of upcoming FREE eco-events, workshops, weekly hazardous waste disposal events, trash schedule  and more!

Get Informed About Emergency Preparedness!
Click the link below to find out how to prepare in case of emergency and to be notified in case of emergencies and alerts in the city and county.

City of Thousand Oaks Public Works Dept. | Sustainability Division | 805-449-SAVE | gogreen@toaks.org | www.toaks.org/gogreen