Category : Legislation

food expiration dates

Clearing the Fog on Expiration Dates

Use By, Sell By, Best Before… if you find food expiration dates confusing, you’re not alone. Currently in the US, there are at least 10 different expiration date formats in use. Confusion about when foods really become unsafe to eat…

0 Comments / 328 View / March 29, 2017

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Plastic Bag Ban Explained!

On November 9th, Californians voted to ban plastic bags. By the next day, there was barely a plastic bag to be found in stores across the State. The confusing ballot and quick uptake left many scratching their heads. In this article,…

0 Comments / 83 View / December 14, 2016

DiCaprio’s new climate film now streaming free

DiCaprio film “Before the Flood” streaming as historic global climate agreement enters into force Hollywood A-list actor Leonardo diCaprio is a long-time environmental advocate. In 2014, the United Nations (UN) recognized his efforts by making him a UN Messenger of…

0 Comments / 32 View / November 2, 2016

City of Thousand Oaks Discontinues Rodenticide Use

The City of Thousand Oaks is taking steps to protect people, pets, and animal predators by halting all City use of rodenticides. The City Council voted unanimously on April 14, 2015 to discontinue the use of anticoagulant rodenticides in operations…

8 Comments / 917 View / April 28, 2015

City Searching for Volunteers to Join Oak & Landmark Tree Committee

City searches for voluteers for Oak and Landmark Tree Committee

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26th

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26th

Pharmaceutical and Needles (Sharps) Disposal: It is Earth Week, and Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Properly disposing of medicines and needles is important to human health and the environment.Here is what the US EPA has to suggest if you…

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T. Oaks in 50 Years – Highrises, Pod Housing, Zero Waste?

What will the future City of Thousand Oaks look like? How will we change over the next 50 years? Make your voice heard at the City’s upcoming “Vision 2064” meetings.

Comments Off on T. Oaks in 50 Years – Highrises, Pod Housing, Zero Waste? / 199 View / March 27, 2014