Nature + Man = Treeman = Inspirational!

My "Treetastic" interview with Treeman.

What could a Tree and a Moon Jelly possibly have in common? I first met Treeman in October at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium’s Halloween Costume Parade.  I volunteered and led their parade, and Treeman came to help bring awareness to the amazing efforts that Heal the Bay puts toward our ocean environment. Treeman dedicates

World Soil Day: Friday, December 5th, 2014!!


In the 1500’s, Leonardo Da Vinci said, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than we do about the soil underfoot.” Over 500 years later, not much has changed; we still know relatively little about the vast and complex world that exists underground in the soil which ultimately provides the foundation for life

Keep California Beautiful K-12 Recycling Competition – Win Prizes!!

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Hey CVUSD Recyclers, is your school ready to demonstrate its commitment to the environment, gain statewide recognition, and possibly win a CASH PRIZE for your sustainable efforts?? Now is your chance; sign up for the Keep California Beautiful K-12 Recycling Challenge, a statewide competition that promotes waste reduction and recycling, and of course, a little

Volunteers Clean Up Medea Creek on America Recycles Day!

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Bravo Eco Warriors! Your Green shined brightly through for America Recycles Day! The Medea Creek cleanup on November 15th was a huge success!! Together, we forged our way through sticky bushes, an occasional muddy patch, shooed a few bugs away, hiked some adventurous trails, shared a few laughs, and even sang a song or two. 

Fallon Rabin – Guest Contributor

Fallon Rabin, TOHS ACE Recycling Club Co-president and guest contributor to CVUSD Recycles

Introducing our newest member of the CVUSD Recycles Team, Fallon Rabin! Fallon is a Thousand Oaks High School sophomore and co-President of the TOHS Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) – Recycling Club. As the Recycling Club co-president, Fallon has been active in a variety of campus environmental initiatives, from participating in weekly recycling collection and

“50 Cans” Recycling Campaign – Enter to Win a Scholarship

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Did you know that in the U.S. we only recycle about half of the aluminum cans that we use? Did you also know that when an aluminum can is recycled it is made into a new aluminum can and back on the store shelf within 60 days! Aluminum is durable and can be recycled over

America Recycles Day is Coming! November 15th


Attention Eco Warriors! Want to help out and recycle on the biggest recycling day of the year?! On November 15th thousands of people across the United States will be celebrating America Recycles Day (ARD). The purpose of this day is to increase awareness about the importance of recycling and to encourage more people to take the

Ladera Recycling Drive: Go Green to Make Green!!

Ladera's bottles & cans ready to be taken to a recycling center for redemption.

Ladera Elementary School is at it again—the Recycling Committee organized their annual month long CRV recycling drive where each grade level competes to collect the most CRV material and be the winning class. This year, with help from the staff and parents, the students at Ladera raised a total of $704.95, which will be used