Training Videos

On May 21st, greenUP! organized a training for restaurants in the green dining district. There were a number of guest speakers that gave useful information on recycling and food waste reduction. The videos were recorded so that new restaurants participating in the green dining district program can go through the training online. The training was recorded in six (6) segments.  Click on the links below to watch the videos.

Video #1 – Green Dining District Training Overview

Donna Walden from greenUP! provides an overview of the green dining district, what is included in the training for restaurants and benefits restaurants receive by joining the green dining district. (RT: 08:33)

Video #2 – Recycling in Nevada

Patricia Moen from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection talks about recycling in Nevada and gives tips for restaurants on how best to recycle. (RT: 19.22)

Video #3 – Sustainable Food Management

Jessica Counts-Arnold from the Environmental Protection agency discusses the environmental significance of food waste, EPA’s Sustainable Food Management Program, and all the resources EPA has for businesses including restaurants. (RT: 16.13)

Video #4 – Composting of Food Waste

Cody Witt at Full Circle Soils & Compost talks about food waste and what can be composted and what cannot. (RT: 25.57)

Video #5 – Waste Audit Guidelines

Jenny Arnold, a graduate from the UNR environmental science program, goes over the process of the waste audit that is conducted at each restaurant in the green dining district program. (RT: 12.28)

Video #6 – Example Waste Audit

As part of the May 21 restaurant training, participants did a waste audit together, courtesy of Gather restaurant in Carson City. (RT: 20.58)