Envirolution taking part in Truckee single use bag ban

Read article at Tahoe Daily Tribune HERE.

Margaret Moran / mmoran@sierrasun.com | Sierra Sun Savannah Wilkinson, an Evirolution member, helps hand out free reusable bags supplied by the town to customers outside Safeway on Sunday, the first day of the town’s plastic bag ban.

Would you like a free, reusable bag for your groceries today?

That was the greeting many people received before entering Truckee’s Safeway and Save Mart on Sunday morning, the first day of the town’s plastic bag ban.

“I think it’s great because I see those plastic bags blowing all over the place,” said Meredith Walkington, of Truckee, before heading into Safeway. “We never should have had them in the first place, and they shouldn’t have lasted as long as they did.” …. [read full article here]

Envirolution Club traveling to Washington DC…

The Envirolution Club was recently asked to put on their Trashion Show at the National Service Learning Conference in Washington, DC.  This is an incredible opportunity for the club members. Not only will they be performing, but they will also be attending the conference. Check out the long list of incredible speakers here: NSLC Speakers (check out SWEP Trashion show on the list!!)

In order to raise funds to travel to Washington, DC, there will be a Trashion Gala March 7th.

THS Envirolution Club Trashion GALA fundraiser
When: March 7, 2014 at 6:00pm
Where: THS Auditorium
Cost: $10 for adults, $7 for students
Contact Envirolution advisor at 530-583-1430/missy@4swep.org or Envirolution President at 530-386-2827 for more information.

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Trashion Show Assemblies by the Truckee High School Envirolution Club

At the core of this STEM project are high school youth, empowering younger youth and the community to take action towards conservation measures in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation, composting and recycling, through “Lead it, Live it” Trashion Show Assemblies. A Trashion Show Assembly is a fashion show of artistic outfits hand-made by the students themselves out of unique materials, each with a commentary piece that is educational and lighthearted, sending a message of positive action.

Partners:  Town of Truckee, Tahoe Donner Public Utility District, Waste Not/Incline Village General Improvement District, Tahoe City Public Utility District, & North Tahoe Public Utility District and The Xaton Foundation.

Check out what Envirolution has been up to lately…


Check out SWEP Envirolution and Green Teams at Tahoe Talks hosted by For Goodness Sake in Truckee

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