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September 17, 2014 KTMB Beautiful Business lunch a success

We hosted our first KTMB Beautiful Business lunch thanks to Rapscallion Seafood House today, and had a great time telling some new friends about the work we’ve been doing in the community for 25 years. Thanks so much to KTMB board members Steve Wolstenholme (Grand Sierra Resort) Sean French (Wells Fargo) Dave Bianchi (Northwestern Mutual)… Continue reading

September 17, 2014 UNR Summer of Sustainability panel Sept. 18

The UNR Knowledge Center’s Summer of Sustainability activities are winding up tomorrow night with a panel discussion about plastics and their effect on our community tomorrow night, Sept. 18, 7 p.m., in the Wells Fargo Auditorium at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. We’ve been honored to be a part of the Summer of Sustainability activities, including… Continue reading

September 16, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup on Sept. 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Photos, video and map with cleanup locations at http://ktmb.org/ktmbs-truckee-river-cleanup-day/ Hundreds expected for KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup Day Annual removal of trash and invasive weeds even more important in drought year RENO, NV (Sept. 16, 2014) – As many as 700 volunteers have gathered… Continue reading

September 08, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB celebrates 25 years of stewardship in Reno-Sparks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 For more information, photos and video of KTMB #25for25 events, visit ktmb.org/25th-anniversary Nonprofit celebrates 25 years of stewardship in Reno-Sparks Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Silver Celebration Oct. 29 with special Great Basin beer RENO, NV (Sept. 9, 2014) – In 2014, Keep Truckee… Continue reading

September 05, 2014 Name our 25th Anniversary beer!

NAME OUR BEER! The amazing folks at Great Basin Brewing Company are brewing a special beer for our 25th anniversary, and we need your help naming it. The winner gets a free 25th anniversary pint glass! Some ideas we’ve gotten: Keep Truckee Meadows Brewtiful Cleaning Crew Brew Truckee Meadows Beautiful Brew Leave your ideas below!

August 28, 2014 Think Green grant brings Waste Warriors to The Discovery

We are so excited! KTMB is the recipient of a Keep America Beautiful/Waste Management Think Green Grant! For awhile now, we’ve wanted to showcase our Waste Warriors curriculum at The Discovery. The space is amazing and such prominent placement would really help spread the word to teachers, parents and kids about this great new resource…. Continue reading

August 28, 2014 How can you help stop harmful algae?

Like to feed the birds? Well, stop it, you! Everyone’s noticed how low the Truckee River is this year (in fact, we will have to limit in-the-river volunteers at KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup Day this year because of the depth!), but our urban lakes are having issues as well. Algae blooms are a huge problem:… Continue reading

August 27, 2014 Join us at the Artists Co-op on Sept. 7

Each month the Artists Co-op Gallery holds a reception for their members, and works with a local charity to raise awareness and money for the organization. In September, KTMB will be the benefiting charity! Come see use at the Artists Co-op Gallery on Sunday, Sept. 7, 1-4 p.m. You can learn more about local artists… Continue reading

August 20, 2014 Channel 2 looks at what can go in new recycling bins

Read the full story at ktvn.com KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video – Face the State: Clarifying Single Stream Recycling by Arianna Bennett … “We definitely have seen volumes increasing significantly. Just looking at that participation rate of about 75%– we’re just seeing so much more diverted from the landfill and into… Continue reading

August 14, 2014 KTMB thanks volunteer Project Leaders

Last Thursday evening, KTMB volunteer Project Leaders gathered at Bartley Ranch for an appreciation potluck hosted by the KTMB staff and board. Everyone brought a delicious item to share, and a generous donation of burgers and condiments was provided by Save Mart Supermarkets, with a keg of beer from Silver Peak Brewery, and several bottles of… Continue reading

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