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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Nevada Waste Programs

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Hazardous Waste

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
Phone: (775) 687-4670

Municipal Solid Waste

Nevada received approval from EPA for its solid waste program in April of 1994. EPA delegated authority to implement the states solid waste program to the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Exiting EPA (disclaimer), who in turn delegated authority to the Clark and Washoe County Health Districts. NDEP maintains jurisdiction in all other counties in Nevada.


Nevada Agencies

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) Exiting EPA (disclaimer) administers solid waste management regulations, including permitting and enforcement for all counties, except Clark and Washoe. Nevada has established a recycling goal of 25 percent.

The Clark County Health District, Environmental Health Division, Exiting EPA (disclaimer) administers solid waste management regulations, including permitting and enforcement. Clark County includes the city of Las Vegas and the surrounding area.

The Washoe County District Health Department Exiting EPA (disclaimer) administers solid waste management regulations, including permitting and enforcement. Washoe County includes the city of Reno and the surrounding area.


Nevada Contacts

Nevada Recycling Hotline 1-800-597-5865

Jim Trent (jtrent@ndep.nv.gov)
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Bureau of Waste Management
901 South Stewart Street, Suite 4001
Carson City, Nevada 89701
(775) 687-9478
Fax: (775) 687-5856

Nicole Goehring (ngoehring@ndep.nv.gov)
Northern Nevada Recycling Coordinator
Bureau of Waste Management
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
901 S. Stewart Street, Suite 4001
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9466
Fax: (775) 687-5856

Emily Champie (echampie@ndep.nv.gov)
Southern Nevada Recycling Coordinator
Bureau of Waste Management
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
2030 East Flamingo Road, Suite 230
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 486-2850 x268

Dennis Campbell
Environmental Health Manager
Southern Nevada Health District
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127-0902
(702) 759-0600

James English
Environmental Supervisor
Washoe County District Health Department
1001 E. 9th Street, Building B
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 328-2434

Additional Resource

Nevada Recycling Hotline Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
(800) 597-5865
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