Join us for the first annual NV Food Waste Awareness Month!

In partnership with local organizations, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is launching the first annual NV Food Waste Awareness Month!

Please join us for our kick-off Food Waste 101 webinar followed by a mix of in-person and virtual events hosted by some of Nevada's most prominent food waste warriors.

Details for individual events can be found below. Click on the events below to register! To find more information on food waste, check out our Waste Reduction page.

Flyer for Nevada Food Waste Awareness Month for April 2022. Sign up on Nevada Recycles website


Event Details

April 1: Food Waste 101 Powerpoint Presentation 

Watch this webinar for an overview of food waste, why it's important, how to measure it, and how to battle it! You will have a better understanding of food waste's environmental, social, and economic impacts and actionable tips and tricks to reduce your contribution to the food waste problem!

To enable the audio, open in power point click on the Slide Show tab and play from the beginning. If you don’t have Power Point you can look at the PDF slides of the Food Waste 101 Presentation.

April 2: KTMB’s Food For Thought: A deeper look at food waste prevention and composting, 10:00am - 12:00pm 

Location: Moana Nursery at 1190 West Moana Lane Reno, NV

Sign up at KTMB's Food for Thought Workshop - Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful 

Learn ways to prevent food waste at home, as well as composting basics and vermicomposting techniques.

April 22: UNR Extension and The Food Closet: Home Composting and much more, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Location: The Food Closet 1251 Waterloo Ln, Gardnerville, NV

12:30pm - 1:15pm – Dehydrating

1:30pm - 2:15pm – Meal Planning

2:30pm - 3:15pm – Composting/Vermicomposting

3:30pm - 4:30pm – Planting