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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.


Workshop to Teach Finer Points of Tree Pruning

Learn proper techniques from experienced professionals

Published on 01.13.2010 3:14 p.m.


Allen Associates Earns Honorable Mention at FSC Awards

The company is recognized for the use of green products in its Victoria Garden Mews project

Published on 01.12.2010 5:17 p.m.


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Island Foxes Beginning to Feel Right at Home

Free of eagles' threat, endangered Channel Islands foxes recovering with a flourish

Published on 12.27.2009 1:25 a.m.


SCEEP a Community Leader in Energy Efficiency

The partnership's trainings, projects and other efforts in 2009 helped save energy and money

Published on 12.22.2009 7:42 p.m.


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Surfrider Foundation Raises Funds to ‘Save Gaviota’

Its holiday party brings in more than $9,000 for Gaviota Coast preservation efforts

Published on 12.21.2009 7:53 p.m.


Wilderness Youth Project to Host Volunteer Orientation

The meeting is designed for those interested in helping during the winter season

Published on 12.17.2009 11:26 p.m.


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Sierra Club Hosts Holiday Party

MarBorg Industries and hike leaders are among award recipients

Published on 12.15.2009 4:53 p.m.


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The Unintended Consequences of Halloween in Isla Vista

Morning-after volunteers wade through a sea of garbage left behind by partygoers

Published on 12.07.2009 11:32 p.m.


Conservation Efforts Under Way at Lake Los Carneros

Dec. 20 will mark the first planting work for the season

Published on 12.07.2009 2:45 p.m.


UCSB Affiliates Science Lite Event to Focus on Alternative Energy Sources

Research physicist Mel Manalis will present a Dec. 10 lecture titled 'Thinking Outside the Box'

Published on 11.30.2009 1:58 p.m.


SCEEP Strings Up Holiday Light Exchanges

South County residents can trade a strand of incandescent bulbs for one with LED lights

Published on 11.24.2009 2:41 p.m.


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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: SBCC Recognized for Green Leadership

The college also is awarded a $378,000 grant through the California Clean Energy Workforce Training Program

Published on 11.17.2009 12:35 a.m.


‘Where’s Your Bag?’ Prize Patrol to Be On the Lookout

Customers 'caught' using reusable bags will win goodies and gift certificates

Published on 11.11.2009 8:54 p.m.


REC Solar Shines, Earning 11 Santa Barbara Awards

The city honors the company for its work on nearly a dozen local energy projects

Published on 11.09.2009 5:44 p.m.


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Sarah Ettman-Sterner: ‘Green Porno’ Reveals Nature’s Sexy Side

The Web series takes us outdoors for a closer look at animals during their most, er, intimate moments

Published on 11.04.2009 7:20 p.m.


Trayless Dining, Composting Prove Sustainable at UCSB

The university hails the successes of its latest projects

Published on 11.04.2009 5:33 p.m.


UCSB Affiliates to Explore Energy Production, Conservation and Efficiency

The Science Lite lecture series will begin Nov. 12 with professor John Bowers of the Institute for Energy Efficiency

Published on 11.03.2009 2:04 p.m.


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