November 2015

November 7, 2015

November e-News

Racing_to_Zero_5.jpg* Zero Waste Film Event
* Greening Your Holiday
* Huge News!
* Green Living Tour Moved to May
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November 4, 2015

50 Years and Counting:
E.J. Harrison & Sons and the Ojai Valley

Did you know our local trash and recycling hauler, E.J. Harrison & Sons, is celebrating its 50th year of servicing the Ojai Valley this month? The locally based company was founded in 1932 and is one of the oldest and largest privately owned collection businesses in the U.S. - serving over 90,000 customers. Maybe it’s their company motto, "Service is Everything" that has ensured their success and longevity. Or maybe the fact that it’s still a family run business with Ralph Harrison as President, and his brothers Jim and Myron serving as Vice Presidents.

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November 2, 2015

Greening your Winter Holidays

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Did You Know???

* Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the average homeowner generates 25% more landfill waste than during the rest of the year.
* In addition, we use more energy because of extra traveling and various holiday festivities, like decorating with lights.
* According to the Energy Department, if all conventional incandescent holiday lights in the US were replaced with L.E.D. lights, annual energy savings would total 2 billion kilowatt-hours—enough to power almost 200,000 homes for an entire year.

Tips on how to save time and money – and protect the environment – this holiday season.

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