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Water-Wise Businesses Provide Blueprint for Green Solutions

Learn how four companies are making a difference with water conservation, efficiency and clean practices

Published on 04.19.2010 12:45 a.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Nuvigreen Project Covers New Environmental Ground

The student-produced reporting series will launch soon in Noozhawk's Green Hawk section

Published on 04.15.2010 12:04 a.m.

 

Sustainability Options in Full Bloom in April

Garden tours, landscaping rebates and Earth Day can help save money and water

Published on 04.12.2010 9:45 p.m.

 

Local Businesses Go Green, See Green ... and You Can, Too

Certified local green companies provide tips for sustainable practices, large and small

Published on 04.11.2010 11:09 p.m.

 

Front Country Trails Volunteer Project Set for Saturday

Debris, brush and invasive plants will be cleared along the fire-damaged Cold Springs Trail

Published on 04.06.2010 4:05 p.m.

 

UCSB Conference to Examine Solutions to Climate Change

The April 9 event will bring together students, activists, and business and government leaders

Published on 04.02.2010 7:20 p.m.

 

Coastal Fund Provides Grant for Conservation Education

UCSB interns will teach K-12 students about biodiversity the ecological principles of sustainability

Published on 04.01.2010 6:38 p.m.

 

Energy, Climate Adviser to Speak at UCSB

David MacKay will discuss his book Sustainable Energy — Without the Hot Air

Published on 03.30.2010 3:30 p.m.

 

Green Gardening Classes to Begin April 14

Goleta resident Lalo Mora's interest took root more than 25 years ago

Published on 03.29.2010 2:55 p.m.

 

Santa Barbara Ready-Mix Facility Awarded Green Star

Vulcan Materials Company will celebrate the certification with a public event on April 7

Published on 03.29.2010 1:50 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Turn Off, Tune In to Earth Hour on Saturday

At 8:30 p.m., give the Earth a break and enjoy some environmental enlightenment in the dark

Published on 03.26.2010 10:23 p.m.

 

Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Advisory Council Applicants

11 two-year seats open on boarding assisting with sanctuary management

Published on 03.26.2010 9:32 p.m.

 

Solar Help Available for Local Contractors

Get ahead of a $20 million county-run program set to start in April

Published on 03.22.2010 8:33 p.m.

 

Deadline Extended for Green Shorts Film Festival

Submissions for the contest are now due April 2

Published on 03.16.2010 1:05 p.m.

 

Save Water, Money During ‘Fix a Leak Week’

In many cases, fixture replacement parts can be installed by do-it-yourselfers

Published on 03.15.2010 3:18 p.m.

 

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Copenhagen for Dummies: What Came of the Climate Conference?

Many people are unaware of its implications — even its existence — but an upcoming two-day event at UCSB aims to raise awareness

Published on 03.12.2010 12:42 a.m.

 

Deadline Nearing for Green Shorts Film Festival

The top-rated entries will be screened at the Lobero Theatre

Published on 03.11.2010 6:16 p.m.

 

UCSB Receives Bicycle Friendly Business Gold Award

The university will be among 51 honorees to be announced at Wednesday's National Bike Summit

Published on 03.09.2010 5:46 p.m.

 

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Ed Begley Jr. Creates Own Energy When Talking Conservation

Actor and activist plugs in to Community Environmental Council audience to promote eco-friendly lifestyle with enthusiasm

Published on 03.08.2010 12:44 a.m.

 

Weekend Home & Garden Expo to Shed Light on Sustainability

SCEEP will be one of many groups on hand at Earl Warren Showgrounds to provide rebuilding and energy-saving tips

Published on 02.26.2010 3:17 p.m.

 

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Here’s the Dirt on Water-Wise Gardening

A new interactive online tool, also available on CD, can help with plant and landscaping ideas

Published on 02.23.2010 5:43 p.m.

 

UCSB Coastal Fund Grants $50,000 for Access Improvements

Funds will be used to construct a stairway over the bluff from Campus Beach to Campus Point

Published on 02.19.2010 5:24 p.m.

 

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Out of the Ashes, Westmont Faculty Homes Go Solar

Photovoltaic panels are installed on 40 homes, including the 14 destroyed in the Tea Fire

Published on 02.16.2010 5:50 p.m.

 

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CD, DVD Show Homegrown Ways to Save Water

The CD and DVD are available at the library or the city's Water Conservation Program office

Published on 02.16.2010 3:36 p.m.

 

City Building on Garden Street Earns LEED Certification

The offices incorporate a variety of sustainable features

Published on 02.12.2010 1:57 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Creepy, Crawly — and Toxic — Nightmare of a Bed

One of the most important furnishings in your home may be hazardous to your health

Published on 02.11.2010 1:32 a.m.

 

SoCalGas Joins SCEEP as Partner in Energy Efficiency

Southern California Gas Company can provide residents and businesses with cost-saving options

Published on 02.09.2010 6:34 p.m.

 

Goleta Water District Building Earns LEED Gold Certification

An upgrade of the Corona Del Mar Water Treatment Plant Administration Building lowers its power bills $3,300 a month

Published on 02.08.2010 5:43 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Dos Pueblos Students Waste Away

A weeklong 'white trash bag experience' at the high school produces solutions

Published on 02.07.2010 8:25 p.m.

 

Channel Islands Restoration Receives Environmental Champions Award

The organization will use the $25,000 grant to help children restore habitat on Anacapa Island

Published on 02.05.2010 3:05 p.m.

 

Roundtable to Shed Light on ‘Adoption of LED Lighting’

The Feb. 9 discussion, sponsored by UCSB's Institute for Energy Efficiency, will explore public policy measures

Published on 02.02.2010 2:31 p.m.

 

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Ventura District Rolls Out Plug-In Hybrid School Bus

The CEC of Santa Barbara leads the funding effort for the electric bus — the first in Southern California

Published on 01.27.2010 6:54 p.m.

 

Annual Green Shorts Film Festival Accepting Entries

The theme is 'Bringing It Home,' and submissions are due March 26

Published on 01.22.2010 4:01 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Students’ ‘Trashy’ Behavior a Big Drag on Environment

Dos Pueblos High's AP environmental studies class learns firsthand the burden of wasteful habits

Published on 01.21.2010 12:30 a.m.

 

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Habitat Restoration Project Under Way at Coal Oil Point Reserve

The next Volunteer Restoration Planting Day will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday

Published on 01.18.2010 8:29 p.m.

 

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