Initiatives

Carson Street Green Dining District

greenUP!works with restaurants to measure their waste streams and encourages them to recycle and find alternatives to landfill disposal.

Facilitate Golden Pinecone Awards

greenUP! to act as fiscal partner for GREENevada to manage the legacy Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2019.

Launch Green Business Program for Nevada

WNC and greenUP! partnered to launch a green business program capabily for the State of Nevada.

Recent Works

Latest Blog

Join Clean Plate Club for Free Stainless Steel Straw Set

For one-week while the green dining district street banner is flying, March 8th  through March 14th, community members are encouraged to bring their appetites to Green Dining District restaurants and join the “Clean Plate Club.” Those who sign up during the banner promotion will receive a reusable stainless steel straw set as a thank you

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NV Green Business Network

Last November, greenUP! and WNC announced the Nevada Green Business Network and website. (NVGBN) is a coalition of organizations that came together to offer a statewide green business certification program.  Partners include greenUP!, Western Nevada College, Envirolution, GreenACTnv, GRN Vision, Incline Village General Improvement District, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, and Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.

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New Greening Nevada TV Series

greenUP! is hosting a National Grass Roots Broadcasting TV series. The Greening Nevada TV Series runs every other Wednesday at 4pm. NGBN-Carson City TV is a multi-channel streaming network serving Carson City and the Capital Region.  It can be viewed on your TV via RokuTV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and Android TV or on your

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Support Your Green Dining District Restaurants

Due to COVID-19 measures, restaurants have shifted their focus from in-house dining services to offer more takeout options. While these to-go programs allow customers to enjoy local foods from the comfort and safety of their own home, the packaging waste of these take away meals has been adding up. We encourage customers to refuse plastic-ware

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Where Does Our Plastic Waste Go?

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Have you ever wondered where your plastic waste goes once it gets picked up on curbside collection day? We were curious too! For Plastic Free July, we did some research to create this local guide that tracks plastic waste from our homes and businesses in Carson City on their journey. Browse the infographic below! Where

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Good Day Carson Interview

Did you catch greenUP! Board President, Donna Walden, on Good Day Carson? Follow the link to see her interview and learn about our Green Dining Stimulus plan! Be sure to watch our video supporting restaurants during the COVID pandemic.

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Earth Day Tips for Restaurants

greenUP! encourages restaurants to follow tips on the Earth Day info-graphic to restore and protect the Earth. Download Earth Day Tips for Restaurants

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Food Waste Audit

To be part of the Carson City green dining district, restaurants much agree to have a baseline waste stream measure. This helps determine what foods become waste.

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CarsonNOW article about Green Dining District

Read coverage from CarsonNow about the Green Dining District made possible from the Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Recycling grant.  

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