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July 22, 2014 UNR Summer of Sustainability

We are so excited to be involved with UNR’s Summer of Sustainability, put on by the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center and Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Research: Academy for the Environment. The summer activities center around Reused + Recycled = Art, an incredible show of recycled art from community artists — including some incredibly talented high… Continue reading

July 17, 2014 Candidates tour the Truckee

Jaime and Christi led City Council candidates Elisa Cafferata and Naomi Duerr, and Reno Mayoral candidate Ray Pezzonella on a tour of the Truckee River just west of downtown Reno last week. Recently KTMB has been taking City of Reno officials to visit the Truckee River raise their awareness about the need for a long-term… Continue reading

July 09, 2014 River Bend invasive weed update

We were so excited to get an email from Denise Evans at Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, letting us know how improved one of KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup weed sites has become after all the work in 2013 and 2014! “The first photo was taken at Riverbend during KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup in… Continue reading

July 08, 2014 Thank you Signature Landscapes!

We’ve been trying to save water on our all-sun, all-the-time front lawn, and KTMB Beautiful Business Signature Landscapes was by to xeriscape last week. Now we’re saving water and looking great! Thank you!

July 01, 2014 Next Waste Management dump days July 5 and 6

Waste Management will hold their next reduced-rate residential dump days at their Reno and Stead transfer stations on July 5 and 6, 2014.* Rates for reduced-rate residential dump days at Reno and Stead transfer stations July 5-6 Standard pickup truck: $10.00 flat fee Small pickup truck: $6.50 flat fee All acceptable bulky items: No charge… Continue reading

June 25, 2014 Truckee Meadows maintains ‘littered’ score

MEDIA ALERT PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager | jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Map of survey routes, photos and previous year results Event name: KTMB Litter Survey Truckee Meadows maintains “littered” score KTMB Litter Survey shows how much litter, illegal dumping in community RENO, NV (June 25, 2014) – Volunteers rated Reno-Sparks on Wednesday night for… Continue reading

June 24, 2014 2014 KTMB Litter Survey kicks off June 25

MEDIA ALERT PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org | 775.851.5185 Map of survey routes, photos and previous year results Event name: KTMB Litter Survey Date/Time: June 25, 4 p.m. Location: Start at KTMB office, 2000 Del Monte Lane, Reno Volunteers rate Reno-Sparks for cleanliness KTMB Litter Survey shows how much litter, illegal dumping in… Continue reading

June 19, 2014 OrangeTree starts work on river PSA

We got to tag along this morning as OrangeTree Productions (the local company behind our Waste Warriors video) got started on a PSA for us about the Truckee River and how to keep it clean and healthy. We’re so excited to be working with this talented team again. And many thanks to Rajean at Arlington… Continue reading

June 17, 2014 Dog Valley project protects open space

Some of our favorite volunteers — the Hills Angels and Reno 4×4.com community — got together with the U.S. Forest Service and Friends of the Nevada Wilderness over the weekend for a project in Dog Valley to protect some open space in peril due to careless users. With barrier materials donated by the NV Energy… Continue reading

June 10, 2014 Bicentennial Flower Planting improves downtown park

Flower planting in Bicentennial Park always takes the first weekend in June after the last chance of frost. In 2014, the flower planting was 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8. Bicentennial Park is located at 10 Ralston St in downtown Reno on the riverwalk. Thank you so much to volunteers from Allied… Continue reading

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