AACT students make it clean and keep it safe

KTMB is so fortunate to have such great participation from area high school students. There is a passionate group of teens living in the Truckee Meadows, who care about this community and its natural resources. One group of young stewards comes from the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology. Students from AACT volunteered in the masses... Continue reading

KTMB Beautiful Business

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful provides a way for Northern Nevada businesses to proclaim and practice their commitment to a cleaner, more beautiful place to live and work. There are five partnership levels for the Beautiful Business program, and benefits related to each. Each business can expect a personalized package, taking into account monetary and in-kind... Continue reading


Through the KTMB Beautiful Business program, and through multi-agency partnerships, we facilitate River, Roadway, Open Space and Park adoptions throughout the Truckee Meadows. Started in 1987 by the Biggest Little City Committee to encourage community involvement and pride in our parks, Adopt-A-Park was the seed that started Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, then known as Western... Continue reading

Adopt-A-Spot Roadway

Started in 1994, Adopt-A-Spot is an ongoing cleanup program involving specific stretches of road, intersections, blocks, and corners within Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. Last year our roadway Adopt-A-Spotters spent 700 hours cleaning up the streets of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. You can be part of this amazing community effort to Keep Truckee Meadows... Continue reading

KTMB Litter Survey

The annual KTMB Litter Survey is linked to a national effort called the Litter Index to rank areas on cleanliness, and provides a starting point for communities launching litter-prevention programs. Volunteers spread out and rate certain areas based on the Keep America Beautiful scale: 1 meaning “virtually no litter”, all the way to 4 indicating... Continue reading
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