February 09, 2015 KTMB takes council members on river tour
KTMB Executive Director Christi Cakiroglu and river volunteer Pat Kleames took Councilwoman Jenny Brekus and Councilman David Bobzien on a tour of the Truckee River today to look at trash building up along the banks since the Sheriff’s work crew lost funding for regular cleanups. The tours are an outreach effort to raise awareness about… Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF J Merriman, Communications Manager (775) 851-5185 firstname.lastname@example.org Photos, video and more: http://ktmb.org/christmas-tree-recycling/ Note: Event is called KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling More than 10,000 trees recycled in Washoe County Record number of volunteers turns out for community program Reno, NV (Jan. 28, 2015) — For the 24th year, KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling… Continue reading
January 19, 2015 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service
We are so excited to be a part of UNR Center for Student Engagement’s MLK Day of Service. UNR students have been a huge part of our cleanup and beautification events this year; they are really embodying the spirit of this day and answering the question: What are you doing for others? See all the… Continue reading
January 12, 2015 Still have a tree?
KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling program is over for 2015, but there are still places you can take your tree if you don’t want it going in the landfill: RT Donovan or Full Circle Compost. Also remember: Waste Management will not pick up trees left at the curb. If you want to throw your tree away… Continue reading
December 30, 2014 TMWA takes our water personally
We were really excited back in October when Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) became the first river adopter — and sponsor — of our newly expanded Adopt-A-Spot program, and even more excited in November when they were gung ho about doing their first cleanup! (See photos here!) Since seeing the incredible amount of trash along… Continue reading
December 22, 2014 KTMB Green Council Tour: IGT
Our first KTMB Beautiful Business Corporate Green Tour was at IGT, where they are working on a Silver LEED certification. IGT found there is a tax advantage for LEED certification, in addition to the environmental advantages of using the least toxic substance and reducing expenses through easy changes like light controls. IGT also discovered cost… Continue reading
December 16, 2014 Stuff your stocking!
Looking for a great holiday present for that community-minded soul on your list? Or maybe for the beer drinking who has everything? Look no further! We have beautiful etched pint glasses, reusable growlers, and liter bottles full of KTMB Waapui Brown Ale, brewed by Great Basin Brewing Co. from local ingredients. To purchase these great… Continue reading
December 16, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling starts Dec. 26
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager email@example.com I 775.851.5185 Map of locations, photos and more: http://ktmb.org/christmas-tree-recycling/ Note: Event is called KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling starts Dec. 26 Volunteers needed for program; trees recycled into mulch for area parks Reno, NV (Dec. 16, 2014) — A beautiful tree decked… Continue reading
December 09, 2014 TMWA first river adopter!
We are so excited to have Truckee Meadows Water Authority on board as the sponsor of our newly expanded Adopt-A-Spot program, and our first river adopter! TMWA adopted Fisherman’s Park, stretching from the Kietzke Ave bridge on the west side to Glendale Ave bridge on the east, and traditionally one of the areas needing the… Continue reading
November 13, 2014 Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15
Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15 Quick, easy ways to reduce, reuse and recycle, and why it’s more important than ever Nov. 15 marks America Recycles Day, and there are more and more ways Reno-Sparks residents can celebrate. America Recycles Day is also a great opportunity to concentrate on the first two Rs: reduce and… Continue reading