Poppies spring up around the Truckee Meadows
Poppies spring up around the Truckee Meadows
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Washoe County is losing tons (of CO2)! Find out more about Washoe County's commitment to protecting the environment-- download our Environmental Action Update.

For more information on recycling in your community take a peak at the AT&T 2008 Recycling Guide created by Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and community partners.

The County saved over 1 million dollars since adopting the 2001 Energy Strategy. Read the strategy to learn more about what our facilities team is doing to conserve energy.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory and Forecast (Milestone 1) for ICLEI

County Employees are dedicated to protecting the environment and our bottom line. The new internal recycling program includes centralized system for recycling plastic, tin, and aluminum containers. Over $250,000 can be saved this fiscal year by focusing on energy conservation in the office.

Green Announcements!

Aug 19, 2013
New Web Map points Nevadans to recycling locations.
Apr 1, 2013
Reduced rates April 6-7 in Reno; additional free dumping events at Lockwood through spring.
Jan 28, 2013
Program extended due to later delivery of new books.
Jan 2, 2013
This quarter's residential dump days are Jan. 5 and 6, 2013.