Author Archives: GREENUP

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Green dining district organizer to speak at Carson City Democratic luncheon

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The featured speaker at the Democratic luncheon on September 16 will be Donna Walden, President of GreenUP!, a nonprofit that has established a green dining district along Carson Street. The district’s purpose is to help restaurants reduce all waste streams, with a strong focus on food waste. Accompanying her will be Angela Bullentini Wolf of Gather, who will describe that restaurant’s experience implementing green practices.

See writeup in CarsonNow.


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Nevada Day commemorative cup

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See Channel 2 news clip on the commemorative cup offered by the Nevada Day organizers and greenUP! to help make Nevada Day a more sustainable event.

 


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Nevada Green Business Program Announced!

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Read Nevada Appeal article by Kaleb Roedel on Nevada Green Business Program.


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Food Waste Audit

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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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Green Dining District Training

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On May 21st, Carson City restaurants convened for a green dining district training about how to reduce their waste streams and save money.  Restaurants in the program received plaques.


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CarsonNOW article about Green Dining District

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

 


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greenUP! receives NDEP Recycling Grant for green dining district

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GreenUP!, a 501c3 organization that provides environmental education for businesses, receives a $20,000 grant from The Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources’ Division of Environmental Protection’s (NDEP) Recycling Program. Funds will be used to pilot the launch of a green dining district in Carson City that will provide recycling guides to 30 restaurants on Carson Street, between Stewart (south boundary) and Winnie Streets (north boundary) and encourage them to take action to eliminate straw usage, discontinue use of Styrofoam containers, compost their food waste, and practice energy saving measures at their establishments.


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