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.

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P2 West Awardees

Four persons from Region 9 received Awards at P2 West (Portland Oregon) on October 20th: Donna Walden – P2 Champion Jennifer Kong (City of Los Angeles) – P2 Champion Jo Fleming (CAGBN) – P2 Advocate of the Year Maria Corona (CAGBN) – Certificate of Recognition

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Seeking AmeriCorps for Green Dining District

greenUP! is seeking AmeriCorps applicants for a green dining district position. Please apply through Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) website. Apply to SNAP  

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News Coverage of Reusable Takeout Containers in Carson City Restaurants

Kolo8 covered greenUP! and the Union in a feature about the Reusable Takeout Container Program now available in four Carson City restaurants: So Juicy, Squeeze In, Scoups Ice Cream and Soup Bar, and the Union. Customers can pay a one time subscription fee and check out boxes one box at a time with unlimited returns

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greenUP! receives Community Fund Grant

greenUP! received a $20,000 Community Fund grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Nevada. greenUP! is using the Community Fund grant to provide green business support for Nevada rural business communities and Nevada tribal communities on environmental best practices that will save them money, help bring about economic prosperity and address environmental justice in these

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Complete Survey for Free Takeout Container

greenUP! asks for feedback on their reusable takeout container program. Fill in a 3-minute survey and receive a free token good for the duration of the program. For more details visit:

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Kolo-8 Coverage of So Juicy

Ed Pearce, Senior Reporter for Kolo 8 NewsNow, did a feature piece on the Nevada Green Business Program and featured So Juicy as a small to medium business that has become green certified. Here’s the link:

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greenUP! Seeks Part-time Employee for 2022

greenUP! seeks a part-time employee to assist with Reno Green Dining beginning July 2022. Candidate must be willing to work in Reno and sometimes Carson City to perform job responsibilities. Ideal candidate would have an education in Environmental Science or environmental work experience. College students will be considered. Job Time-frame – July 1, 2022 through

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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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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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