September 1, 2021

Project ReCharge Materials Delivered!

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Over the last month, we delivered over $60,000 in Project ReCharge materials to almost 50 teachers, across Nevada, Northern California, and even one in New York! In total, these teachers will bring Project ReCharge lessons to over 4800 students during the 2021/2022 school year. Here’s to a fantastic school year!
Project ReCharge

August 17, 2021

Teacher Update

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School is back in session and we are working hard to continue to bring you Career Quest, a collaborative program that connects businesses to their future workforce by exploring workplace STEAM and sustainability career opportunities. We are working on in-person and virtual experiences at locations around Reno and Carson City. If you are interested in signing up for your class, please complete this short interest form or reach out to Aimee at aimee.frugoli@envirolution.org and we’ll be in touch with more information.
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August 17, 2021

Sustainability Tip

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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
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This month, we would like to give a shout-out to some of our rockstar volunteers. These folks make an appearance at least once a month at the Envirolution office to help with material preparation.During their last visit, these representatives of the American Association of University Women helped to assemble the first round of classroom and school kits for our 2020/21 and 2021/22 Project ReCharge teachers. Thank you so much to Barbara and Dick Kuehner, Stephanie Facchini, Iris Blaisdell,
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August 17, 2021

Amazon Smile

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Did you know that you could support Envirolution every time you shop? Envirolution is part of the AmazonSmile Charitable Organization where a certain percentage of your purchases go towards supporting teachers and students involved in our programs. As you finalize your back-to-school shopping, please consider using AmazonSmile to donate to Envirolution. Make sure to sign up using this link, then search and select Envirolution as your chosen nonprofit organization. You shop, Amazon gives!
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August 17, 2021

World Clean-up Day

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It’s almost time for World Cleanup Day 2021! Join Envirolution at Pickett Park on Saturday, September 18th at 10:00 AM for our World Cleanup Day Park Cleanup. We will be celebrating this day by picking up trash at Pickett Park in Reno with the Envirolution staff and volunteers. If you are unable to join us in person, we encourage you to pick up trash at a park or other public area near you.
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Envirolution is thrilled to be highlighted as one of the organizations they collaborate with. We are incredibly proud of the work and partnership we have with Tesla and the impact this has had on the students and teachers across Nevada. With this partnership, we have reached over 170 teachers from 75 schools and implemented student-driven projects that have saved over 8,600 MWh in energy savings. Since 2019 we have also worked with Tesla to bring over 1,500
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August 17, 2021

Society for Science

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Turning student ideas into a reality is one of the most unique aspects of Project ReCharge and the more support we get, the more projects we can implement! We are excited to have received a grant from Society for Science to help support our Dayton Elementary LED Lighting retrofit this Fall.  More info on projects supported by Society for Science
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By end of the summer, we have finished two professional learning sessions, one virtual, and one in-person. We welcomed 47 new teachers from 10 different school districts all throughout Nevada and one each in California and New York. We even had teachers join us in person all the way from Elko and Las Vegas! This group of teachers was truly wonderful; their passion, engagement, and dedication to STEAM and sustainability made this training so much fun! Participating teachers will also
Project ReCharge
We have been working hard over the last several months and are excited to announce that Career Quest is back and virtual!  This re-imagined program takes place over two days with one being a virtual Tesla experience and the other a hands-on simple motor activity.  If you are interested in learning more or signing up for our interest list, please complete the sign-up form HERE. Have you checked out our virtual STEAM guest speakers yet? Since December of 2020, we
Project ReCharge