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Volunteer Opportunities



Public Works Department Environmental Sustainability has a variety of volunteer opportunities each year to help make Ventura's Environment even better. No experience is necessary; City staff will provide training. Volunteer Ventura is a great way to find out about volunteer opportunities or call 805-652-4525 for more information.

Environmental Sustainability Strategy



The City of Ventura's Environmental Sustainability Strategy serves as a guiding document to help the city's municipal operations function in a more sustainable manner. Focused primarily on energy, fuel, and water reduction, the strategy helps Ventura to reduce operational costs and reduce its environmental footprint. Environmental Sustainability Strategy (PDF)

Watch Sustainable Ventura News on CAPS TV



Watch Sustainable Ventura" on CAPS-TV's VTV, Channel 15, on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. with rebroadcasts weekly and on the News Pages for the latest in environmental and sustainable practices, programs, events, issues and happenings taking place in and / or offered by the City of Ventura.

E.J. Harrison Franchise Agreement

For collection, sweeping, diversion, and disposal of solid waste and collection and transport for processing of organic waste and recyclable materials. Check the document HERE for detailed information about our current agreement with E.J. Harrison.

Awards and Recognition


Read more about our Climate and Beacon awards.