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.
In Weeks 1 and 2 of Plastic Free July, we learned about plastics and plastic waste. This week, we’ll focus on learning how to reduce our plastic footprint and take our sustainable waste management a step beyond recycling. From here out, we’ll be focusing on the other “Rs” of sustainability– Rethinking, Reducing, Refusing, Replacing, and Reusing! Our challengeRead More
Have you ever wondered where your plastic waste goes once it gets picked up on curbside collection day? We were curious too! For this week’s Plastic Free July discussion, 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 theRead More
Week Two of greenUP!’s Plastic Free July is centered on sources of plastic in our own lives. To aid in this weekly discussion, we have put together an at-home or at-work Plastics Audit that anyone can conduct to observe plastics in the wild! Download this PDF to play along: Presence of Plastics Audit Don’t forgetRead More
greenUP! is proud to announce our participation in Plastic Free July, an international awareness month focused on the environmental and health impacts of plastic pollution. We, the greenUP! staff, will be taking on plastic-free challenges and reflecting upon what it means to reduce plastic consumption in our lives–– We invite you to join us! EachRead More
Starting May 20th, greenUP! will feature a special program to help customers support local businesses while reducing their environmental footprint. 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 theirRead More
greenUP! announced it has received a $12,898 grant from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Bureau of Sustainable Materials Management 2020 Recycling Grant Program. The grant is designed to increase recycling, public awareness of the importance of conserving natural resources, and encourage the reduction, reuse and recycling of solid waste in Nevada. greenUP! will useRead More
Sierra Jickling has joined greenUP! as the Green Dining District intern. She joined in January 2020 after graduating in 2019 from the University of Nevada, Reno with degrees in Environmental Science and Psychology. While in college, she served for one year as the Director of Sustainability for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN),Read More
Kolo 8 included the sustainability focus for Nevada Day including the stainless steel cups purchased to reduce waste at this year’s Nevada Day. See Kolo8NewsNow clip.Read More