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 →

Gabe Bermeo presents his experience interning for Envirolution at the G.A.T.E. Program’s Evening of Reporting for Student Interns held at Hug High School on May 16. Based upon his experience with Envirolution’s Sustainability tour, Gabe said that he would take sustainability practices with him wherever his career led him. (Gabe is pictured with his fellow presenters and internship facilitators.)Read More →

Envirolution thanks its volunteers for their support at Envirolution’s booth at Reno Earth Day. The weather for Sunday’s earth day was perfect, we had a lot of interest at our exhibit and the support we received from NV Energy and The Nature Conservancy at the “Connect with Nature Zone” was tremendous. Thanks to all those who came to our booth!Read More →

Did You Know: Plastic never actually decomposes? That means that every piece of plastic ever made is still somewhere on this planet – in the air, the ground, or in our water. Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) recruits over 4,000 volunteers a year to help with large scale cleanup events like the Truckee River Cleanup Day, the Great Community Cleanup, and year-round programs like Adopt-A-Spot. KTMB will give their Waste Warriors presentation during our upcoming Sustainability Tour, which will be held during Washoe County School District Spring Break between March 26th and 30th for students aged 12 to 18.  Read More →

Did you Know: The Lockwood Landfill creates green energy from landfill gas? Lockwood powers two CAT 3520 engines, generating approximately 3.2 megawatts of electricity. The “green” electricity goes directly into the existing NV Energy electrical grid. That’s enough electricity to power approximately 2,000 homes annually. Lockwood Landfill will be one of the stops on our upcoming Sustainability Tour, where students will learn about their sustainable treatment of waste. Held March 26th to 30th during Washoe County School District Spring Break.Read More →

Located on the Truckee River, the Oxbow Nature Study Area serves the public for Wildlife Education and Aquatic Education programs offered by the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Oxbow Nature Study Reno will be one of the stops during our upcoming Sustainability Tour, which will be held during Washoe County and Carson City School District Spring Breaks between March 26th and 30th for students aged 12 to 18.    Read More →

Caitlin Lynch is Envirolution’s New Social Media Intern. Caitlin is a junior at University of Nevada, Reno studying Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. She is a member of the UNR Student Ambassadors who are honors students that volunteer 5-7 hours a month to help prospective students make an informed decision on their college choice. Caitlin will be making several social media posts about environmental topics on Envirolution’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds. We look forward to hearing from Caitlin.Read More →