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December 16, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling starts Dec. 26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 in… 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

October 25, 2014 Volunteers Make A Difference in the Truckee Meadows

MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Map of cleanup locations, photos, video and more: http://ktmb.org/make-a-difference-day/ Volunteers remove more than 8 tons trash and weeds during Make A Difference Day Residents brave the wind and rain to help out with projects at area parks RENO, NV (Oct. 25, 2014)… Continue reading

October 07, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Make A Difference Day Oct. 25

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Map of cleanup locations, photos and more: http://ktmb.org/make-a-difference-day Residents Make A Difference Oct. 25 Cleanup, restoration and hiking activities await volunteers who want to help area parks RENO, NV (Oct. 7, 2014) – People all over the country have been gathering together for… Continue reading

September 27, 2014 More than 700 volunteers remove trash, weeds at sites from Verdi to Mustang

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Map of cleanup locations, photos, video and more: http://ktmb.org/ktmbs-truckee-river-cleanup-day/ Note: Event is called KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup Day Volunteers turn out rain or shine for KTMB’s Truckee River Cleanup Day More than 700 volunteers remove trash, weeds at sites from Verdi to Mustang RENO,… 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

August 14, 2014 New recycling bins at Reed High School

We’ve been fortunate enough to work many times with the Reed High Eco Warriors over the years, and last week was no exception to their record of stellar service to both their school and wider community. Through Keep America Beautiful and the Coca-Cola Foundation, the Eco Warriors and Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful applied for a… Continue reading

August 07, 2014 Ask the RGJ looks at river trash

Read the full story at RGJ.com Ask the RGJ: Who cleans up syringes in Truckee River? by Emerson Marcus …KTMB leads two annual cleanups along the banks of the river. The next scheduled cleanup is Sept. 27. “You’d be surprised what you find along the river,” said Souza, who mentioned Fisherman’s Park II as a… Continue reading

August 07, 2014 KOLO 8 covers Truckee River health

Read the full story at kolotv.com Low Truckee River Exposes Trash by Colin Lygren RENO, Nev.–As the water level on the Truckee dropped Tuesday it revealed several years worth of trash that people let sink to the river bottom. As the flows on the Truckee continue to drop, its ecosystem is growing more fragile. …… Continue reading

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