Take these eight simple steps to get your environment on better footing.
The city of Santa Maria, a textile recycling company and thrift stores are working to reduce waste.
Local experts will help explore options for lifestyle, food, money and community.
Santa Barbara's Kathi King hopes her reusable bags carry the next generation to a greener lifestyle.
At a Bren School assembly, the lawmaker hears ideas on how the federal government can help promote sustainability.
From recycling plastic bags to helping rid the beach of garbage, the adage think globally, act locally is true.
Water conservation is a lawn story but here are some tips that get right to the point.
A host of new water conservation tools is being used to irrigate Santa Barbara County.
Local programs make it easy to reduce your use and cultivate water conservation as a way of life.
Food sheds, where neighbors exchange homegrown produce, are gaining ground.
Underwater technology to play music and lectures drowns out the boredom of working out in a pool.
Through ReStore, open to the public starting Saturday, people can donate building materials, and those in need of them can buy them for a discount.
On behalf of the community, the company opens a free hazardous waste disposal facility in Goleta.
Looking forward to the future while celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Santa Barbara organization has become an international model.
The Citizens Planning Association offers tips for people who want to be environmentally conscious, but who aren't ready to give up cars or go organic.
Large bumps on the mammals' long flippers inspire new wind turbine technology.
Builders and environmentalists align behind a sweeping regional growth measure involving housing policy, transportation funding and greenhouse gases.
Follow SCEEP's six easy steps every six months to save up to 6 percent on energy bills.
SOS California wants to help residents understand the effects of natural-gas and oil pollution in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Looking for something to do over the summer without driving far away? Get some sun, birdwatching, mild exercise, education, and help conserve natural resources all in one go. Coal Oil Point Reserve could use some volunteers.
Cultivating grass from seed takes hard work and a lot of trial and error, but the results make it worthwhile.
Dozens of youths, as part of a joint effort with Santa Barbara's lightblueline project, install 10 Sea Level Awareness Project poles along the city's waterfront.
Since October 2007, more than 100,000 customers have installed 1 million energy-efficient CFL bulbs.
The Santa Barbara County Water Agency offers simple tips to help residents meet the pledge.
The free management tool helps property owners, managers and contractors track irrigation to improve efficiency.
Save money and help the environment by following these simple recipes to create your own cleansers.
The Preamble to the Constitution still accurately reflects who we are and who we want to be as a nation.
Legislation prohibits homeowners associations from placing limits on solar power.
Foundering, environmentally conscious clothing company to be relaunched under own name Aug. 1.
Integrated Pest Management strategies guide the city and the school district in sustainable practices.
Language is always in transition, but can you remember a time when the word 'cool' wasn't cool?
Congregation Beth David is also the first building in San Luis Obispo County to receive the rating.
New lighting saves enough energy to power about 1,200 homes annually — and $1 million in costs.
The company receives a small-business award from the United Chamber of Commerce.
Patrick O'Hara, commissioned by the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, promotes plant conservation.
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