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SCEEP Gets Energized for Home and Garden Expo

Visit its booth Aug. 13-15 at the Earl Warren Showgrounds for free CFL bulbs and energy-saving tips

Published on 08.06.2010 2:18 p.m.


Volunteers Needed for Habitat Restoration Work

Projects are planned for Aug. 21 and Aug. 28 at Carpinteria State Beach

Published on 08.03.2010 12:02 p.m.


SCEEP to Light It Up at Solar SUNday

Stop by for a free CFL bulb and a chance to win other energy-efficient prizes

Published on 07.21.2010 12:16 p.m.


Solar SUNday to Share Bright Ideas on Energy Efficiency

Speakers, children's activities and more are in store at the CEC's free event on July 25

Published on 07.18.2010 7:11 p.m.


Nuvigreen Project: It’s Not All Green When It Comes to Marijuana

Legalizing the cultivation of pot would clear the way for regulations that ease safety and environmental concerns

Published on 07.15.2010 1:10 a.m.


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Two UCSB Buildings Receive LEED Certifications

The university's Life Sciences and Engineering II facilities are recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council

Published on 07.08.2010 2:34 p.m.


Local Students Star in Water Conservation Ads

The spots came from student-produced entries for a countywide video contest

Published on 07.07.2010 9:11 p.m.


Eco Wireless Launches Santa Barbara Service

The cell phone provider donates 20 percent of every rate-plan sale to an environmental nonprofit

Published on 07.01.2010 2:45 p.m.


Botanic Garden Starts Environmental Book Group

Gardening with a Wild Heart will be the focus of the first meeting, on July 21

Published on 07.01.2010 2:16 p.m.


UCSB Programs to Receive Awards at Statewide Sustainability Conference

Representatives of the three projects will be in Los Angeles to accept the honors

Published on 06.18.2010 3:46 p.m.


County Awarded $2.5 Million Federal Energy Grant

$60 million in recovery funding is divided among 20 communities nationwide

Published on 06.11.2010 8:32 p.m.


Environmentalist David Helvarg to Speak in Santa Barbara

Wednesday's free talk will focus on ocean-related issues

Published on 06.07.2010 8:20 p.m.


Pollution District Receives National Award for Santa Barbara Car Free Project

The county agency is one of 15 recipients of a Clean Air Excellence Award from the EPA

Published on 06.01.2010 3:06 p.m.


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Nuvigreen Project: Deep-Sea Fish Farming the Wave of the Future

The relatively new technique is proving to be a win-win-win — for business, the environment and fish

Published on 05.31.2010 11:00 p.m.


Water Providers Offering Free Checkups for Local Hotels, Restaurants

Businesses can get an assessment of water use ahead of the peak festival season

Published on 05.24.2010 7:14 p.m.


County Offers Free Backyard Composting Workshop

Learn more about materials and methods at SBCC on May 29

Published on 05.18.2010 7:02 p.m.


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Protect Our Dolphins Making Waves on Animals’ Behalf

Nonprofit research group hopes to get boat in the water to assess health, sustainability, needs of local bottlenose population

Published on 05.17.2010 2:17 a.m.


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Ecotourism a Travel-Friendly Way to Save the Earth

Tourism, by its very nature, hurts the environment through the excessive depletion of natural resources

Published on 05.13.2010 12:30 a.m.


Get Up and Go Green with Your Commute

Santa Barbara Airbus, movegreen, Santa Ynez Chumash tribal government share incentives for alternative transportation

Published on 05.11.2010 10:15 p.m.


Allen Associates Hosting Energy Efficiency Workshop

The free event will focus on enhancing home efficiency and comfort

Published on 05.10.2010 10:36 p.m.


Film Taps Environmental Effects of Bottled Water

See Tapped at a screening May 19 at the Museum of Natural History

Published on 05.10.2010 6:29 p.m.


Energy Retrofit Summit Sets Sights on Greener Economy

Speakers say opportunities for growth are ripening in construction and other industries

Published on 05.07.2010 11:50 p.m.


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Energy Toll of Televisions: 328,500 Watts and Counting

Computers consume a large amount of energy, too, but there are ways to cut back

Published on 05.07.2010 1:10 a.m.


Get Plugged In at Free Energy Retrofit Summit

Learn more about available programs at Friday's event at the Cabrillo Arts Pavilion

Published on 05.06.2010 12:59 a.m.


Activist Maude Barlow to Lecture on Global Water Crisis

In a free talk Tuesday at UCSB, the Regents' lecturer will offer principles for a water-secure future

Published on 05.05.2010 1:16 p.m.


Local Businesses Demonstrate How Saving Energy Saves Money

Allen Associates, Blackbird Architects, Silvergreens and Santa Ynez Valley Marriott lead way

Published on 05.02.2010 10:09 p.m.


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Something Fishy: Aquaculture’s Environmental Consequences

The mass harvesting industry continues to flourish, deepening the disastrous effects on the planet

Published on 04.29.2010 9:30 p.m.


Looking Good Santa Barbara Announces Service Award Winners

For the first time, the program honors a business and school for composting efforts

Published on 04.29.2010 2:32 p.m.


Get Paid to Recycle Old Refrigerator or Freezer

SCEEP is hosting a free pickup day on May 8

Published on 04.28.2010 7:45 p.m.


Stimulus Funds Help Local Housing Projects Go Solar

Solar panels will be installed at four properties around Santa Barbara

Published on 04.26.2010 6:11 p.m.


Waste Reduction Means Buying Less, Using Less and Saving More

Four local companies lead by example with reduce, reuse and recycle message

Published on 04.26.2010 2:02 a.m.


Drop Off E-Waste at Free Collection Events

The city of Santa Barbara will accept items Friday and Saturday in the Sears parking lot off State Street

Published on 04.22.2010 7:30 p.m.


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Nuvigreen Project: The Agricultural Subsidies Behind 99-Cent Chips

Government assistance keeps the cost of farming low and supply up, but there is a darker side

Published on 04.22.2010 1:29 a.m.


UCSB Names Green Initiative Grant Recipients

Thirteen projects out of 27 applications are selected to receive funding

Published on 04.21.2010 7:01 p.m.


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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