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April 22, 2015 Riverwalk Merchants Association fundraiser for KTMB

Please join the Riverwalk Merchants Association and KTMB at the Sierra Tapp House on Friday, May 1, from 4-6 p.m.! The Tapp House is donating a portion of their proceeds to KTMB that night, and the band — Dusty Miles & The Crying Shame — starts a 9 p.m.!

April 09, 2015 KTMB celebrates National Volunteer Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager | jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Photos, video and more. KTMB celebrates National Volunteer Week RENO, NV (April 8, 2015) – Local charity Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful works with about 3,000 volunteers every year on projects to clean and beautify the Reno-Sparks area. Every volunteer is greatly appreciated,… Continue reading

April 07, 2015 Sierra Aquatics, TMWA and NN HOPES clean up!

As you travel the beautiful path along the Truckee River this spring, you’ll likely notice some wonderfully clean. These trash-free areas are due to our great Adopt-A-Spot river adopters! Last week, two local businesses demonstrated their civic responsibility and commitment to the environment by removing more than 100 bags of trash from the river banks… Continue reading

April 03, 2015 Volunteer Spotlight: Harriette Treloar

We are so excited that Keep America Beautiful chose to highlight Harriette Treloar this week! Harriette is one of our most long-time, versatile volunteers: In the last eight years, Harriette has volunteered for all of our programs, and was a Project Leader before we had a name for such things at KTMB. We are so… Continue reading

March 30, 2015 It’s our home. Keep Sun Valley Beautiful!

We have a great Sun Valley site this year for KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup, and are working closely with Sun Valley General Improvement District (SVGID), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Washoe County to really tackle the illegal dump sites in Sun Valley OHV area off Chimney Drive. We especially need help from volunteers… Continue reading

March 26, 2015 SPRING HAS SPRUNG: Find out how!

Spring has sprung in Reno, and those of us interested in gardening are starting to get busy. Staff from Healing HealthCare Systems volunteered to do a spring cleanup in the KTMB Sensory Garden last week, and it is now looking tidy and ready for the opening of the children’s train on Saturday. The daffodils planted… Continue reading

March 25, 2015 Prescription drug roundup April 25

There are a couple of locations in Reno-Sparks taking back prescription medications April 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.* Do not flush medications down the sink or toilet, or throw them directly in the trash. Incline Village Community Hospital – 880 Alder Ave., Incline Village Raleys – 18144 Wedge Parkway, Reno Walgreens – 10370 N. McCarran… Continue reading

March 17, 2015 Waste Management April 2015 residential dump days

Waste Management will hold their next reduced-rate residential dump days at their Reno and Stead transfer stations on April 4 and 5, 2015.* In addition, there will be nine free dump days at the Lockwood Landfill. The landfill is usually closed weekends, but will be open some Saturdays in April. Lockwood Annual Spring Free Dump… Continue reading

March 17, 2015 Upcoming recycling events

Several events are coming up for people looking to do a little spring recycling! For those looking to get rid of old paperwork after taxes, HomeNV Real Estate Services’ 3rd Annual Community Shred-A-Thon will be held April 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at 321 S Arlington in Reno. The event is free (but feel free to… Continue reading

March 10, 2015 Help KTMB reach more trash during Nevada’s Big Give!

Have you heard of Nevada’s Big Give? Have you supported this day of giving before? KTMB is part of Nevada’s Big Give, and this year we have a special mission: We are using our donations to purchase a 4-wheel drive truck. As our volunteers know, every year we clean up and help erase some of… Continue reading

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