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Go Back to School Sustainably

Be happy, healthy and green by developing new eco-habits

Published on 09.17.2009 7:36 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Plow to Porch Organics Gaining Ground

A local company promotes health and convenience in providing home-delivered produce

Published on 09.15.2009 12:43 a.m.

 

Volunteers Needed for Coastal Cleanup Day

Last year, volunteers collected 2,000 pounds of trash and 600 pounds of recyclables from beach areas across the county

Published on 09.14.2009 3:17 p.m.

 

Green Program Certifies Five Local Businesses

The businesses are recognized for saving resources while saving money

Published on 09.09.2009 5:18 p.m.

 

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Novim Aims to Close Information Gap on Pressing Global Issues

By putting science first, UCSB-affiliated group hopes to generate solutions free of emotion and opinion

Published on 09.06.2009 5:16 p.m.

 

County Strikes Gold with Green Waste Campaign

The Public Works Department wins a Gold Excellence Award for the second year in a row

Published on 09.02.2009 9:16 p.m.

 

Art From Scrap’s Green Schools Program Receives Grant

Funding from the UCSB Coastal Fund will go toward the program's Watershed Resource Center

Published on 08.31.2009 10:12 p.m.

 

Central Coast Solar Tour to Shed Light on Lowering Energy Costs

The Oct. 3 event will include open-house tours of homes and businesses in Santa Maria and Lompoc

Published on 08.31.2009 5:54 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Experience ‘The Big O’

You just can't beat the fresh taste of organic produce

Published on 08.31.2009 12:11 a.m.

 

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Where’s Your Bag? City Kicks Off Reuse Campaign

With the help of 11 local grocery stores, the Santa Barbara program will encourage shoppers to choose reusable bags over plastic or paper

Published on 08.28.2009 8:39 p.m.

 

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ReStore Finds Niche Putting Others’ Trash to Good Use

The Santa Barbara store celebrates its first anniversary selling donated building materials

Published on 08.25.2009 4:24 p.m.

 

UC Cooperative Extension Offers Local Master Gardener Program

Program focuses on training volunteers for the community, and to learn current horticultural research

Published on 08.24.2009 1:32 p.m.

 

Santa Barbara Set to Carry Out ‘Where’s Your Bag?’ Program

Mayor Marty Blum will help kick off the single-use reduction program

Published on 08.17.2009 6:00 p.m.

 

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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: In Search of Sustainable Seafood

Want to cast your net for some healthier food choices? Green Hawk can help

Published on 08.10.2009 12:28 a.m.

 

Tips for Saving Energy, Money This Summer

The South County Energy Efficiency Partnership offers ways to stay cool without running up the power bill

Published on 08.05.2009 1:46 p.m.

 

You’re Doing Your Part to Recycle, But Where Do the Materials End Up?

Not here, it turns out; a closer look at the process sheds light on how our items go from the recycling bin back to manufacturers

Published on 07.29.2009 3:28 p.m.

 

Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Green Hawk Means Business

Do you know the first thing about sustainability? We can help

Published on 07.27.2009 1:15 a.m.

 

Pilot Program Keeps Yard Debris Out of Landfill

The Santa Maria program is ending in test areas, but analysis will continue to determine citywide feasibility

Published on 07.22.2009 7:54 p.m.

 

Sarah Ettman-Sterner: Green Hawk Gets Energized

Noozhawk's Sarah Ettman-Sterner champions a closer look at sustainable opportunities

Published on 07.17.2009 3:19 a.m.

 

Where’s Your Bag? City Carries Out Single-Use Reduction Program

A kickoff event for the Santa Barbara program is planned for Aug. 28

Published on 07.16.2009 5:01 p.m.

 

Brighten Your Weekend with Solar SUNday

Learn the basics of solar power and energy efficiency

Published on 07.13.2009 8:19 p.m.

 

Green Shorts Video Contest Winners Announced

The two-minute films reflect the theme 'Life After Oil'

Published on 07.09.2009 2:20 p.m.

 

Movegreen Provides Free Electronic Waste Recycling

Electronic waste can be dropped at its headquarters on Kellogg Avenue in Goleta

Published on 07.08.2009 6:30 p.m.

 

Santa Barbara Bowl Stepping Up Its Green Efforts

Friday's sold-out Incubus concert will kick off new eco-friendly programs

Published on 07.07.2009 3:52 p.m.

 

Salon Gives Oil Spill Cleanups a Cutting Edge

Hair clippings get a new life recycled into mats to help the environment

Published on 07.05.2009 6:55 p.m.

 

Landscaping Can Flourish Despite High Temps

Follow these tips to keep your plants, grass and trees green and healthy

Published on 07.01.2009 4:39 p.m.

 

Mesa Hair Salon to Donate Locks for Environmental Cause

Salon Jia Rae to donate cut-a-thon hair clippings for mats used to clean up oil spills

Published on 06.30.2009 5:14 p.m.

 

GreenCoast Hydroponics Nurtures Growing Alternatives to Soil

The Santa Barbara store finds a niche in pursuing all types of methods for cultivating plants

Published on 06.29.2009 4:46 p.m.

 

Santa Barbara’s Allen Associates a Leader in Green Building

Eight employees have received the distinction of LEED Accredited Professional

Published on 06.26.2009 6:06 p.m.

 

Supervisors Back Solar Power for Residential Use

The board votes 5-0 to create an energy-efficiency program and to streamline the permitting process

Published on 06.23.2009 5:31 p.m.

 

Couple Sail the Synthetic Sea in a Quest for Change

Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins have seen firsthand the effects plastic and other garbage are having on the world's oceans

Published on 06.15.2009 10:14 p.m.

 

Free Forum Highlights Effects of Plastic Debris On World’s Oceans

Remote waters are congested with land-based litter

Published on 06.11.2009 11:23 p.m.

 

Caltrans Solar Projects to Save the State $52.5 Million

Solar energy systems will be installed at 70 facilities throughout California

Published on 06.11.2009 2:21 p.m.

 

Free Motor Oil Recycling Program Available Countywide

More than 50 collection centers are set up for disposal

Published on 06.09.2009 3:17 p.m.

 

Save Water and Get a Rebate of Up to $1,000

Santa Barbara and GWD will reimburse residents for installing efficient irrigation equipment and water-wise plants

Published on 06.03.2009 3:11 p.m.

 

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