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February 04, 2016 KTMB Newsletter | February 2016

In this issue: Upcoming Events — March 5th Teacher Training with Green Power Volunteer Spotlight — Marge Millar, thanks for helping with Christmas Tree Recycling! Beautiful News — Keep America Beautiful Awards KTMB with the 2015 Beautification and Community Greening Award How to KTMB Everyday — Public Servants host neighborhood cleanups Upcoming Events     Here at… Continue reading

January 25, 2016 KTMB’s 2015-2016 Christmas Tree Recycling Results Are In!

Over 9,000 trees recycled this year! Here at Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful we’ve wrapped up our 25th annual Christmas Tree Recycling program and results are in! 9,550 Christmas trees were recycled thanks to the help of 530 volunteers, including families, businesses and community groups.  This year brought new and exciting additions to the program as well…. Continue reading

January 19, 2016 Lauren reflects on Winter Outdoor Education Programs

  Winter Break has come and gone, and now the students are back in their classrooms. Over the winter holiday KTMB had the opportunity to visit two winter break camps and present our Waste Warriors curriculum to students.   As the new education coordinator I was ecstatic to get out of the office and observe… Continue reading

January 08, 2016 KTMB Newsletter | January 2016

Happy New Year, from all of us at KTMB! In this issue: Upcoming Events: Christmas Tree Recycling and Trash Talk January 28th Volunteer Spotlight: Gary Meckler, Project Leader Extraordinaire Beautiful News: Truckee River Operating Agreement signed after 27 years How to KTMB Everyday: Track litter with #Litterati and #iKTMB   Upcoming Events Christmas Tree Recycling… Continue reading

January 04, 2016 KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program is well underway!

Trees recycled into mulch for area parks and treats for goats Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District, Washoe County, and Goat Grazers have teamed up this year to help residents of Washoe County recycle their Christmas trees. “This program offers a quick, easy and environmentally friendly solution to dispose of your holiday… Continue reading

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