What is GRENO?

Serving the Truckee Meadows since 2009, GRENO is a sustainable publication for our community - a tool for solution and awareness, educating our community on sustainability. In 2011, GRENO was gifted and has become a project of Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful.

This small, organic publication is a resource for our community. A simple and locally printed publication on recycled paper with soy based inks, taking sustainability into consideration in the publication itself. It is a collaboration of articles, columns, and provocative information – a manifestation – for our community its sustainability and educational mission.

Latest from GRENO

March 07, 2012 - How does your compost grow? hands_in_compost

Did you know that 27% of the waste stream is yard clippings and food scraps? Why not benefit the environment and your garden? What is compost? It is recycling – naturally! Organic materials decompose leaving a product – humus or compost. Compost can be used to amend soil or for just planting alone. It is nutrient rich Continue reading

January 18, 2012 - Single Stream Recycling in the Truckee Meadows?

What is single stream recycling? Single stream recycling refers to a system where all recyclable materials – paper, plastic, glass, cardboard, etc – are placed unsorted into one container.   Currently, the City of Reno is in discussion with Waste Management about bringing single stream recycling to our community. Waste Management is proposing to build Continue reading

November 10, 2011 - Shop Local this Holiday Season present

Seasons Greetings! The holiday season has begun! Lists are being made and Christmas music is filling the air….. Are you ready to shop? We are encouraging you to shop local this holiday season. Shopping local helps boost your local economy. Not only are you supporting the local business, but you are giving people jobs and Continue reading

October 04, 2011 - Econista

Greno’s Econista is here to help! Have a question? She may be able to help! Please submit your question by emailing staff@ktmb.org. Here is Econista’s column from our newest edition!   Dear Econista, Please settle an argument. We have two curbside bins for recycling: green and yellow. Green is for glass and yellow is for Continue reading