January 2014

January 20, 2014

~Saturday, April 26: 1/2 Day Introductory Workshop~ Ecopsychology: Exploring the Complex Relationship between Nature and Human Nature

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The social, environmental, economic, and psychological challenges we face in our world today affect our lives, communities and the planet itself. The OVGC is pleased to offer two different and exciting educational programs.

Ecopsychology is a multifaceted, developing field of studies. We are fortunate to have Lori Pye, Ph.D. present these events in our community.

Dr. Pye, President of the Viridis Graduate School of Ecopsychology, will explore how relationships (our psychology) are reflected in our community, culture and wider world (our ecology).

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

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January 19, 2014

~5-Week Course, Each Thursday in May~ Ecopsychology: Exploring the Complex Relationship between Nature and Human Nature

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The social, environmental, economic, and psychological challenges we face in our world today affect our lives, communities and the planet itself. The OVGC is pleased to offer two different and exciting educational programs.

Ecopsychology is a multifaceted, developing field of studies. We are fortunate to have Lori Pye, Ph.D. present these events in our community.

Dr. Pye, President of the Viridis Graduate School of Ecopsychology, will explore how relationships (our psychology) are reflected in our community, culture and wider world (our ecology).

ABOUT THIS 5-WEEK COURSE

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January 16, 2014

January e-News on Stands Now

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• Membership Update
• E-waste Recycling Event
• Zero Waste Seminar
• Meet Our 2014 Board of Directors
Read e-News Here

January 10, 2014

Sat., Jan. 18: Zero Waste Approach

The Ojai Retreat, Transition to Organics and Ojai Valley Green Coalition present the ZERO WASTE APPROACH TO MANAGING RESOURCES - a seminar for professionals, academia and consumers with Richard Anthony, M.A.
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Saturday, January 18th, 1 - 5 p.m.
1:00 - 2:30 pm: Talk by Richard Anthony with Q&A
2:45 - 4:00 pm: Panel discussion "How to introduce the Zero Waste approach in Ventura County"
4:00 - 5:00 pm: Networking and informal meeting with Richard Anthony


Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon
$10 per person, FREE for students with ID
Reservations required, please call (805) 640-1142
Seminar held at The Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Road, Ojai


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January 8, 2014

The Zero Waste Approach to Managing Resources

What does local jobs development and ‘zero waste’ have in common? A positive impact on the Ojai Valley and beyond. As explained in Wikipedia “Zero waste is a philosophy that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused. No trash is sent to landfills and incinerators. The process recommended is one similar to the way that resources are reused in nature.”

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Recycle Your E-Waste, Plus

The Coalition will hold its 6th annual e-waste recycling event with partners - Ojai Valley Directory, Ojai Community Bank, Harrison Industries, and E-Recycling of California. This VERY popular community service event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine Saturday, January 11, 2014 in the Ojai Community Bank’s parking lot located at 402 W. Ojai Ave. The event is open to all Ojai Valley residents and businesses. We’ll again have yummy oatmeal raisin and chocolate chip cookies donated by Trader Joe’s to make the line seem shorter.

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