Envirolution is excited to invite you to our Sustainability Expedition fromMonday, April 11th – Friday, April 15th, during Carson City School Districts’ spring break. It is a week-long program providing students with the opportunity to explore Northern Nevada businesses and organizations and introduce them to exciting STEAM careers, environmentally friendly practices, and the local sustainability movement. We are partnering with businesses from different sectors of renewable energy, sustainability, and urban agriculture. Some of our partners in the past have been NV Energy, Tesla, Truckee Meadows Water Authority, Waste Management, and many more. Through this program, students will develop valuable connections with sustainable companies while participating in engaging, hands-on activities and facility tours. High school studentsRead More →

Envirolution is excited to bring back our Sustainability Expedition!   The event will take place over the Carson City School District spring break (4/11-4/15). The Sustainability Expedition is an exciting, 5-day opportunity for middle and high school students to travel and explore the area’s finest businesses and organizations focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) careers, environmentally friendly practices and learn about the local sustainability movement.  Complete the form below for more information or for questions, email Aimee at aimee.frugoli@envirolution.org.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 →

Held March 26 to 30 during the Washoe County School District Spring Break, middle and high school students will learn about STEM careers, renewable energy sources and innovative technologies and environmentally friendly practices.  The Discovery Museum is planning education nights where some students and their teachers will present energy efficiency proposals as part of the Project ReCharge curriculum.Read More →

Eclipse Pizza Company is a supporter of Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour taking place during the Washoe County and Carson City School District Spring Breaks, March 26-30, 2018. Students will enjoy their pizza on the last day of the tour where they receive certificates of completion after visiting eleven (11) companies exemplifying sustainability in the Reno region.Read More →

The Great Basin Community Food Co-Op is one of the stops during Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour and has many practices in place to minimize food waste. The GBCFC practices the triple bottom line and is a strong local food system that includes a marketplace that uses fair and just being practices to support growers, vendors, and artisans from within our food shed.   *Reference: https://www.nrdc.org/sites/default/files/wasted-food-IP.pdfRead More →

The policy states that “All Washoe County School District schools and other facilities shall implement programs and practices which are not harmful to or which limit the depletion of natural resources, create a culture that accepts fiscal responsibility for these goals, enhance building/facility performance, and foster a sense of citizenship in students by encouraging a focus on conservation and sustainability.” The Washoe County School District is a sponsor for Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour, held during the WCSD Spring Break, March 26th and 30th, for students aged 12 to 18.Read More →

The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is a world leader in investigating the effects of natural and human-induced environmental change and advancing technologies aimed at assessing a changing planet. DRI will be one of the stops on our upcoming Sustainability Tour, held during Washoe County School District Spring Break March 26 to 30th for students aged 12 to 18.Read More →

RTC is marking 15 years of providing safe transportation services to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day responsibly with the FREE Safe RIDE program. Scheduled RTC transit services will be free on Saturday, March 17 from 4pm until 2am on Sunday March 18. Middle- and high-school students will ride and electric bus from RTC’s fleet for 2 days and learn about RTC’s many sustainability and community practices during Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour held during the Washoe County School District Spring Break, March 26 – 30. RTC is a tour sponsor.Read More →

As part of Envirolution’s Sustainability Tour held March 26 to 30 during the Washoe County School District Spring Break, students will visit Tesla’s Gigafactory 1, where lithium ion batteries, Tesla Model 3 battery packs and Tesla Energy Products are developed and manufactured.  They will have the opportunity to learn about sustainable design and Tesla’s overall mission to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.Read More →