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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 jmerriman@ktmb.org 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

November 04, 2014 Thank you for attending KTMB’s Silver Celebration!

Thank you to everyone who came out Wednesday night to honor our award winners, volunteers and 25 years of stewardship in Northern Nevada! We couldn’t be more happy with how our anniversary event came together. It was our first time undertaking such a large fundraiser, and thanks to the work of our board, volunteers and… Continue reading

October 30, 2014 Springsteen for Green!

We’ll be at the Nugget’s Celebrity Showroom on Nov. 1, 7 p.m., for Springsteen for Green! The X is turning 24, and they’re throwing a party to benefit KTMB! Here’s your chance to support some of your favorite KTMB programs, while watching some great local talent play Springsteen songs. See you there!

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