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

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:  https://www.kolotv.com/2022/01/27/local-businesses-go-green-helping-save-planet-some-money/

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greenUP! Seeks Part-time Employee for 2022

greenUP! seeks and intern or part-time employee to assist with the Caron Street Green Dining District in 2022. Candidate must be willing to work in 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 Timeframe – January 10, 2022

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WNC and greenUP! Announce New Green Business Program Partners

WNC and greenUP! announce that three new partners have joined the Nevada Green Business Network including The City of Reno, The Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce and the Nevada Conservation League. They join greenUP!, Western Nevada College, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Incline Village General Improvement District, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Envirolution, GreenACTnv and GRN

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Recorded Webinar: Employees and Buildings – Office Spaces on the Move

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 work

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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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