Environmental Excellence Award

Local Recognition

An award in recognition of businesses that go beyond day-to-day practices to protect the environment. Every year, the City of Ventura Environmental Sustainability Division works with the Ventura Chamber of Commerce to identify a business that is integrating environmental concerns into their business practices and philosophy.

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Leashless Wins the 2018 Environmental Excellence Award

Congratulations to the 2018 Environmental Excellence Award Winner Leashless Brewing. Leashless brews delicious certified organic beer, uses water and energy efficient equipment and brewing methods, donates spent grain to local farmers, supports local non-profits, and is a City of Ventura Certified Green Business. 

Owner John Gonzales was presented with the award at the Poinsettia Awards in December, which honors some of the best and brightest organizations and individuals in Ventura.


Environmental Excellence Award Winners

  • 2018    Leashless
  • 2017    Patagonia
  • 2016    BōKU Superfood
  • 2015    Shine Supply
  • 2014    The Refill Shoppe
  • 2013    Ohana Pet Hospital
  • 2012    EJ Harrison & Sons
  • 2011    Auto Lube Care
  • 2010    AWS Automotive
  • 2010    Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
  • 2009    Cypress Place Senior Living
  • 2009    Tangerenz
  • 2008    Betty Belts
  • 2007    Allen Associates
  • 2007    California Mushroom Farm
  • 2006    Agromin
  • 2006    Stewart + Brown
  • 2005    Arketype Architects Inc.
  • 2005    Weaver Wines, Inc.
  • 2004    The Sidecar Restaurant
  • 2003    Gold Coast Recycling