recycled-tie-flower-planterMore Eco-friendly or longer lasting product replacement parts can save waste.

Expert’s recommend the use of the four ‘R’ method: Recycle, Repair, Re-Use, and Resource-friendly. Join the cause! The auto care industry has a long history of caring for the environment through reusing or re-manufacturing parts and recycling programs. Check out how you can decrease your environmental impact by recycling old tires here >

O2 Sensor Importance – Clean Up for Earth Day

Local Reno – Sparks Community Event Announcements >

Reno Earth Day Celebration at Idlewild Park April 24th, 2016, 11am – 6pm. We take a lot for granted in our own culture, and while our own concerns might be how to recycle more, reduce use of carbon fuels or eat healthier – for many across the world the environmental concerns are still access to clean drinking water and successful permaculture.  Please come visit some amazing organizations working to solve issues across the entire planet we share, including some responses to last year’s UN Climate Conference in Paris…. Read More >

Truckee Meadows Water Authority Message: Our water supplies are in much better shape this year but we are asking our customers to continue to use water responsibly and remember to water only on their assigned watering days. Available Water Treatment Facility Plant Tours >

KTMB Great Community Cleanup April 30th, 2016, 8am – noonKTMB-great-community-cleanup

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful is currently welcoming volunteers for the 2016 Great Community Cleanup! Join KTMB, the Truckee River Fund and hundreds of local residents to clean our open space hills and remove invasive weeds during this community-led event! A volunteer appreciation picnic with a BBQ, drinks and prizes will follow the cleanup. Please sign up to volunteer below. Thank you so much for helping to keep the Truckee Meadows beautiful! Volunteer here >

Upcoming Earth Day Celebrations

RTC Smart Tips

Go Green with Transit. Taking public transportation can be 10 times more effective in reducing pollution than other household actions.

Join a Vanpool. Relax on your way to work, meet new people and save money while you help the environment.

Clear the Roads. Clean the Air. Smart transportation choices reduce traffic congestion and greenhouse gases, slow global warming, and improve air quality and the quality of life. For more information visit

Bike Week May 14 – 20, 2016

Bike week, filled with free events, perks and prizes, is a fun annual challenge to encourage the community to use a bicycle as transportation. For more information please visit: Get or