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Our Mission

To help you reduce your household plastic waste!

How?

By providing awesome products to our awesome customers at convenient locations or delivery to your door!

We have amazing locations in the Reno and Tahoe area and we offer free delivery to the amazing residents in Reno, NV! 

About Us

 

Black Rock Refill allows consumers to practice the concepts of refuse, reuse, and refill. 

We refuse, PLASTIC. We reuse, EVERYTHING. And we refill, WHAT WE CAN. 

Black Rock Refill was inspired by the extraordinary Burning Man event held every year in Black Rock City, Nevada, with its 10 principles that participants practice while at the event. The main principle of inspiration was the eighth principle "Leave No Trace", where the participants leave no trace of waste, or existence, after exodus. The 10 principles of Burning Man are practiced within this community for 10 days out of the entire year. Why can't we practice these principles everyday of the year? 

Want to learn more about reducing your household waste? Check out this short 5 minute video on living a Waste Free Lifestyle, presented by the founder of Black Rock Refill, Samantha Romanick:

Living a Waste-Free Lifestyle

 

2019 Impact

Wasteful items we have prevented from entering either a

landfill or our delicate ecosystems:

 

 

 

 

Community Engagement

63,440

45,360

22,000

18,200

250

224

153

133

119

Plastic Snack bags

Plastic Straws

Disposable Swabs

Plastic Utensils

Disposable Plastic Razors or Heads

Plastic Floss Containers

Plastic Personal Care Containers

Plastic Household Cleaner Containers

Plastic Toothbrushes

Panelist during the World Without Waste event hosted by the ASUN Environmental Club at The Holland Project. 

December 2, 2017. 

Presenting at Ignite Reno #16 on living a "Waste-free Lifestyle" located at the Saint.

January 24, 2017.

Educating young students at the World Without Waste Event workshop hosted by the ASUN Environmental Club at The Holland Project. 

December 2, 2017

Educating our community members on how to live a low-waste lifestyle at the Reno Climate Fair.

March 30, 2019

Educating the employees of Patagonia on how to live a low-waste lifestyle.

October 16, 2019

Article written by our founder Samantha Romanick and published in the Reno Gazette Journal on December 20th, 2018