Washoe County Green Team

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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.


Take Action. Participate.

For more information on recycling in your community, take a peak at the 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

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.