Category Archives: City of Thousand Oaks

‘Eco Hero’ Volunteers Wanted for City’s Arbor Earth Day Event

Are you, or someone you know, interested in serving your community while earning volunteer service hours? Are you eco-minded and enjoy the outdoors? Then this is a great opportunity for you! The City of Thousand Oaks is looking for ‘Eco-Heroes’ to assist at it’s annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 8th, 2017. This free environmental event will be held

The Green and Meaningful Way to Holiday Giving

  By Fallon Rabin The holidays are a special time to spend with loved ones. But sometimes the true meaning of ‘giving’ gets lost in materialism and consumerism. This holiday season, spend time with family and friends and give back to your community in an environmentally friendly and meaningful way. For example, volunteering at schools or

Eeek-O Friendly Halloween

Go Green This Halloween! Halloween is a fun time of year filled with ghoulish costumes, delicious candy treats, and haunting jack-o-lanterns. But with all the synthetic costumes, individually wrapped candy treats, and plastic laden Halloween decorations, comes a significant amount of needless waste that can be a scary nightmare for the environment. But being environmentally

City of Thousand Oaks seeks ‘Eco Heroes’ for Arbor Earth Day Event

Are you, or someone you know, interested in serving your community while earning volunteer service hours? Are you eco-minded and enjoy the outdoors? Then this is a great opportunity for you! The City of Thousand Oaks is looking for ‘Eco-Heroes’ to assist at it’s annual Arbor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. This year, the free environmental event will

Eeek-o Friendly Halloween

Go Green This Halloween! Halloween is a fun time of year filled with ghoulish costumes, delicious candy treats, and haunting jack-o-lanterns. But with all the synthetic costumes, individually wrapped candy treats, and plastic laden Halloween decorations, comes a significant amount of needless waste that can be a scary nightmare for the environment. But being environmentally

School’s Out, Summer is Here… Keep on Recycling!

As we close the book on another school year, CVUSD Recycles would like to thank everyone on our campuses for their recycling efforts.  Without the support and participation of students, teachers, faculty, and parent volunteers, the program would not be a success. We would also like to remind you to keep up good recycling habits

Teen Volunteers Wanted for Creek Cleanup This Weekend

Join in the fun and make a difference this Saturday by helping remove trash and debris from a section of the Arroyo Conejo, right here in Thousand Oaks! What:  Trail & Waterway Cleanup Event When:  Saturday, May 9th Where:  625 W Hillcrest Drive (near the corner of Lynn Road and Hillcrest Drive) Advance registration is required! 

CRV Glass Recycling: How it’s Done

Welcome back and thank you for joining us for the third and final installment of the “How it’s Done” series! In case you missed it, earlier this week we explored how aluminum cans are recycled, and then we explored the recycling process for plastic bottles. Today, we’re going to find out how glass is recycled!