Solid Waste & Recycling

What Can I Do?

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Reduce the amount of trash you discard by purchasing long-lasting goods, goods with few toxins and items that can be reused.
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Consumer Handbook For Reducing  Waste
Nevada Bureau of Waste Management
EPA Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
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Find another use for items or donate items to charity to avoid processing for recycling.
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EPA Green Shopping Guide 
EPA Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
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Participate in recycling programs in your community and learn the top 10 reasons to recycle.
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Recycling in Southern Nevada
Plastic Recycling Code
UNLV Recycling Program
Greener Vegas
Republic Services of Nevada
Pilot - Single Stream Recycling Program
Repurpose America
What is the City Doing?

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The City has incorporated single-stream recycling at city facilities and parks to improve the city’s recycling rate. Single-stream recycling is easy: throw all paper, plastics, containers, bottles and cardboard in the blue recycling containers, and throw all food waste and glass into trash bins or dumpsters. More...
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CELEBRATE Employee Program
What Does The City Recycle?
Sustainability News Photo     Using Recycled Products
From recycled paper products for memos to recycled antifreeze for vehicles, city departments are using recycled products for everyday operations.
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City’s Use Of Recycled Products
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Under Nevada Revised Statutes, the city may give preference during the bid process to the purchase of recycled products. More...
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Nevada Revised Statute 332.065
Preferred Purchasing Policy
Sustainable Purchasing Report

Contact Information

Administrative Services
Office of Sustainability
495. S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101 (Map)
Phone: (702) 229-6501

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