greenUP!works with restaurants to measure their waste streams and encourages them to recycle and find alternatives to landfill disposal.
greenUP! to act as fiscal partner for GREENevada to manage the legacy Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2019.
Using what you’ve learned during greenUP’s campaign for Plastic Free July, make one change in your life that will contribute to saving the planet and minimizing plastic usage. This can be on a smaller scale, like minimizing usage of plastic bottles, or on a larger scale. Let us know what you do! Michelle Zhang, summerRead More
This week we are looking at the global impact of plastic! The three challenges for this week focus around sharing news, articles and videos relating to plastic and the current situation in the world. Share this post with friends and encourage them to do some research as well! Watch The Story of Plastic, a shortRead More
As part of its Plastic Free July campaign, greenUP! is offering a $1-off discount at participating green dining district restaurants for community members that join the Clean Plate Club. This is part of greenUP!’s Week 2 Challenge where people were asked to find ways to help out in their community. Plastic Free July is anRead More
It’s Week 2 of #PlasticFreeJuly, and this week we’re focusing on how you can help out in your community. Below are ideas to help you gain inspiration, so do what you’re interested in! We’d love to hear what you’re planning to do. Did you know that many of the plastic products we use every dayRead More
Meet Michelle Zhang. She’s greenUP!’s summer intern from Nueva High School in San Mateo, CA. Michelle designed this year’s Plastic Free July campaign for greenUP! Each week Michelle will be taking on plastic-free July challenges and sharing her experience on greenUP!’s Facebook and Instagram. We invite the public to take on Week 1 Challenges (below):Read More
This webinar hosted by the Sustainable Building Coalition and Nevada Green Business Network addresses the practical challenges of a remote workforce. How do we continue to engage employees in sustainability practices? Are there ways that employees can reduce energy, water and waste from home? How do we keep enthusiasm alive for sustainability as a workRead More
greenUP!, announces a FREE training for metal manufacturers and finishers. The training is VIRTUAL on seven Wednesdays beginning on July 14 and ending on October 6th. The training will address the many challenges that Metal Manufacturers and Finishers face in today’s marketplace including managing hazardous materials, compliance with environmental inspections and regulations and marketplace competitiveness.Read More
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.Read More
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-wareRead More
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! WhereRead More