The Ojai Valley Green Coalition will guide the Ojai Valley through education, advocacy, skill-building, service, wellness, and action by:
Expanding the use of alternative energy options.
Influencing the way buildings are designed, built, renovated, and operated.
Balancing and integrating people and living systems through a healthy sustainable watershed and environmentally conscious land use planning.
Promoting transportation options that reduce air pollution, traffic congestion, and reliance on petroleum as a primary fuel source.
Encouraging all residents and businesses to reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost and intelligently dispose of waste materials.
Developing greater valley-wide awareness of the environmental impact of our food choices.
Increasing awareness that through personal choice of healthier eco-friendly products we can reduce pollution, conserve resources, and positively affect our health.
To increase the Ojai Valley’s renewable energy resources, while decreasing fossil fuel inputs.
Renewables, Energy Efficiency and Appropriate Lighting - increase solar energy production in the Ojai Valley and explore other renewable power sources while supporting energy efficiency, energy conservation, and appropriate lighting in our homes, businesses and public areas.
Watershed Literacy and Water Security - save energy by increasing efficient use and conservation of water; promote the importance of preserving our watershed.
Local Food - advocate the growing, purchasing and preserving of local organic food to increase our food security and reduce our collective food miles.
Sustainable Transportation - make the Ojai Valley more walkable and bikeable, integrated with public transportation and EV (Electric Vehicle) infrastructure to reduce our collective fossil-fuel based car miles.