News and Events

Date
April 11, 2019
Category
Spotlight

Black Rock Refill

Black Rock Refill (BRR) was founded in February 2017 by Samantha Romanick, a molecular biology graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno. BRR’s goal is to provide Reno...

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Date
March 09, 2019
Category
Education

Green Ambassador Program Student Scholarship

Green Ambassador Program ScholarshipAvailable for: Clark County School District Seniors Application due: March 9, 2019, 11:59 pm PST Green Ambassador Program (GAP) Scholarship ApplicationScholarships award up...

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Date
February 26, 2019
Category
Fun Facts

Plastic Pollution

Plastic never goes away. Plastic is a durable material made to last forever, usually made from petrochemicals (oil). 33 percent of it is used once and then discarded. Plastic cannot biodegrade;...

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Date
February 26, 2019
Category
Spotlight

Down To Earth Composting Spotlight

Down To Earth Composting is a neighborhood food waste collection service that picks up household composting from customers in the southwest, downtown, midtown, and university neighborhoods of Reno and returns...

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Date
January 08, 2019
Category
General Interest

Nevada Recycles 2019 Grant Program

Tire fees fund recycling projects throughout Nevada NDEP's Recycling Program has awarded grants to six organizations throughout the State. About $67,000 was awarded for projects to increase recycling, reuse,...

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