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Pacific Southwest, Region 9

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

Solid Waste

Management of Municipal Solid Waste 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  Exiting EPA (disclaimer), Environmental Health Division, 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  administers solid waste management regulations, including permitting and enforcement. Washoe County includes the city of Reno and the surrounding area. 

Nevada Solid Waste Grants

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) funded $120,000 in contracts for waste reduction initiatives. Check with NDEP's Recycling Program for specific requirements. 

For more information call:
Dave Friedman, (dfriedman@govmail.state.nv.us)
Recycling Coordinator
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection
Phone: (775) 687-9466

Nevada Contacts

Les Gould, (lgould@govmail.state.nv.us)
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Solid Waste
Branch Supervisor, Bureau of Waste Management
232 West Nye Ln. Carson City, NV 89710
Phone: (775) 687-9468
Fax: (775) 687-6396

Dave Friedman (dfriedman@govmail.state.nv.us)
Recycling Coordinator Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Solid Waste Branch, Bureau of Waste Management
232 West Nye Lane Carson City, NV 89710
Phone: (775) 687-9466
Fax: (775) 687-6396

Southern Nevada Health District
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127
Phone: (702) 383-1274

Jeanne Rucker
Environmental Supervisor Washoe County District Health Department P.O. Box 11130 Reno, NV 89520
Phone: (775) 328-2423

Additional Resource

Nevada Recycling Hotline Exiting EPA (disclaimer)
Phone: 1-800-597-5865

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