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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

July 30, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB helps Reed receive 50 recycling bins

MEDIA ALERT PDF Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager | jmerriman@ktmb.org I 775.851.5185 Reed High Eco Warriors receive recycling bins through national grant Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful helps school achieve goal of recycling campus RENO, NV (May 17, 2014) — Reed High School will be more beautiful now with the addition of 50 recycling bins awarded… Continue reading

June 25, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: 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

May 10, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Record number of sites for KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup

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 Record number of sites for KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup More than 600 residents brave weather to clean up Truckee Meadows RENO, NV (May 10, 2014) – More than 600 Washoe County residents turned out… Continue reading

April 22, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: KTMB cleanup nets tons of trash

MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: J Merriman, Communications Manager jmerriman@ktmb.org | 775.851.5185 Map of cleanup locations, photos, video and more KTMB’s Great Community Cleanup nets tons of trash every year On May 10, volunteers clean up illegal dump sites, remove invasive weeds, and raise awareness RENO, NV (April 22, 2014) – Although many residents… Continue reading

February 06, 2014 RGJ covers KTMB 25th anniversary

Read the full story at RGJ.com Outdoors: Nonprofit Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful celebrates 25 years with outreach efforts by Regina Bradley …To commemorate its silver anniversary, KTMB is organizing 25 events and programs that emphasize community awareness regarding issues including litter, illegal dumping, proper recycling and how to maintain quality of life in the Truckee… Continue reading

January 15, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: More than 10,000 trees recycled in Washoe County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE J Merriman, Communications Manager (775) 851-5185 jmerriman@ktmb.org Karl Walquist, NV Energy (775) 834-3891 kwalquist@nvenergy.com Photos, video and more available at http://ktmb.org/christmas-tree-recycling/ Note: Events mentioned are called KTMB’s Christmas Tree Recycling and KTMB’s 25for25 Silver Celebration More than 10,000 trees recycled in Washoe County 300 volunteers covered 108 shifts during community program Reno,… Continue reading

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