A Season of Cheer and Creativity at Envirolution The holidays at Envirolution this year were nothing short of magical, filled with laughter, creativity, and a whole lot of holiday spirit. Each Wednesday, our office came alive with themed Holiday Cheer days, bringing together the team in festive and fun ways. Mad About Plaid kicked things off on November 29. Our team donned their best plaid outfits, turning the office into a cozy lumberjack haven. There were flannels and plaids of every color, making it a vibrant start to our holiday celebrations. During our Winter White Out on December 6, everyone in the office was dreamingRead More →

In 2023, Envirolution embarked on a mission to inspire, engage, and educate. Our year kicked off with a focus on empowering young women in STEM. February saw two landmark events in partnership with Tesla. On February 21st, our Virtual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day connected over 3,000 students from 43 states and 47 countries to the fascinating world of engineering at Tesla. Just two days later, the in-person event broadened horizons for 600 students across seven states, with tours at 16 Tesla locations. Spring ushered in new adventures with our Sustainability Expedition over Washoe County’s Spring Break. Nine students joined us for an enlighteningRead More →

As parents, teachers, and students gear up for a new school year, we wanted to provide some quick and easy ways to “go greener.” One of the easiest ways to become more sustainable is to take inventory of the school supplies already in your home! If items such as backpacks or clothing need to be replaced, check out your local second-hand stores and thrift shops. These options will help you reduce your use while also saving you money!Read More →

Five tips for a more sustainable office environment Like many people in the United States, we are slowly integrating back into our office, which got us thinking about becoming more sustainable around here. Here are a few simple, cheap, and fun ways you can make the office a more environmentally friendly place.  First, go green – literally! Adding more plants to your space can both purify indoor air quality and provide a happier work environment.  Reconsider your commute to work. Establish a schedule with your work neighbor and reduce your carbon emissions by half!  Consider eliminating screensavers on your desktop computer or setting a shorter timer toRead More →

Spring has sprung! Pollinators are starting to emerge and you may be thinking about starting a spring garden. Now would be a great time to start planting vegetables like tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, and peppers. If you’re still trying to develop your green thumb, starting your plants from seedlings is a great way to go. Check out this Seedling Sale coordinated by the Great Basin Food Co-op where you can buy seedlings from local Reno farmers. Read More →

Volunteer for the Pickett Park cleanup this Saturday, September 15, between 10am and 12pm at 250 Kirman off Mill and Ryland. Envirolution will provide all the cleanup gear, lemonade and snacks. Envirolution performs quarterly cleanups of Pickett Park as part of KTMB’s Adopt-a-Park Program. UNR students can receive volunteer credit by signing up on GivePulseRead More →

Bring your families and join Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) at the Discovery for an evening Waste Warriors presentation on Wednesday, September 12 from 6:00-6:45pm and a full day of Waste Warriors activities and science demos led by Discovery educators on Saturday, September 15. Waste Management will have a truck in the Discovery parking lot for visitors to inspect on Saturday as well!Read More →

The University of Nevada Reno hosted a Service Palooza on August 27. Envirolution spoke with many college students about Project ReCharge and our Sustainability Tour. Several students were pursuing engineering and Environmental Science degrees. One student said that she decided to become an Environmental Science major due to taking Project ReCharge in High School!Read More →

Envirolution is hiring! We are recruiting for an AmeriCorps member to be our Education and Outreach Coordinator. This individual will help Envirolution with our Project ReCharge interactive energy education program and other sustainability projects. Interested candidates should contact donna.walden@envirolution.org by August 31, 2018. Here’s a link to our position description.        Read More →

Nathan Bergrin is Envirolution’s summer intern. Nathan is a rising high school senior at the Davidson Academy of Nevada. He attended Envirolution’s Three Spheres Leadership Academy in 8th grade and is now an intern “in order to give back to the organization.” Nathan is a senior member of Davidson’s Speech and Debate and International Public Policy Forum teams, and has been involved in several research projects with the University of Nevada, Reno. In his free time, Nathan enjoys drawing and music composition and intends to pursue architecture and design in college.Read More →