Recycling in Southern Nevada

GREEN CHIPS

Convene for Green

Recycling Workgroup Links & Resources

2012

 

1)      Recycling Inventory Links & Resources

NDEP Southern Nevada Recycling Resources:

 

TV Recycling:  http://www.nevadarecycles.gov/main/about_tvs.htm

The Blind Center

Opportunity Village

 

 2)      Recycling Education Resources

NDEP Curriculum

  • DRI/NDEP-Teacher in a Box – Recycling education tool kit (See attached PDF file)

 

Habitat Heros Recycling Lesson Plans

  • Lesson plan grades 5-7 (see attached PDF file)
  • Lesson plan grades 8-10 (see attached PDF file)

 

A-Z Recycling Guide- What can be recycled

Earth911.com- Recycling Resources. Definitions, facts & tips

 

Workplace Recycling Guide

  • (See PDF file)

 

3)      Recycling & Sustainability Videos

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Green Chamber of Commerce
National Association of Industrial & Office Parks- NAIOP
Associated General Contractors- AGC
American Marketing Association Membership
Public Relations Society of America PRSA Membership
Construction Material Recycling Association- CMRA
Nevada Development Authority- NDA
USGBC – Nevada Chapter
Air & Waste Management Association
Commercial Real Estate Organization- CCIM
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Nevada State Apartment Association
North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Henderson Chamber of Commerce
Green Alliance- Energy Star Partners Group
IREM-GMIC – Green Meeting Industry Council

5) Municipal Recycling & Sustainability Resources

Sustainability information can be found at the following web sites for each government entity.  Clark County, NV:http://clarkcountynv.gov/depts/eco_county/Pages/Sustainability.aspx 

Subjects include:

  • Sustainability Challenge
  • Sustainability History
  • Sustainability Resources
  • Sustainability Strides
  • Government Actions

City of Henderson, NV:http://www.cityofhenderson.com/sustainability/overview.php 

Subjects include:

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • Transportation
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Nature
  • Environmental Health

 

City of Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/sustaininglasvegas/default/htm 

Subjects include:

  • Air quality and Transportation
  • Water Stewardship
  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Green Building
  • Climate Protection
  • Community and Education

 

City of North Las Vegas, NV: http://www.cityofnorthlasvegas.com/Departments/AdministrativeServices/Pdfs/Sustainability/greeNLV.pdf 

Subjects include:

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6) Government Resources

Sage Steps: 

EPA:

Nevada State recycling

Do Something

How to get grants

Grants.gov

National recycling coalition

Government Policies

7) Community Organizations

Organization Contact Address City, State Zip Phone E-mail
Air and Waste Management Association Holly Woodward 7 Crescent Drive Las Vegas, NV 89102 335-2909 [email protected]
Americans for Balanced Energy Choices Brad Jones 333 John Carlyle St, Ste. 530 Alexandria, VA 22314 703-302-1226 [email protected]
Americans for Balanced Energy Choices Ron Kalb (Local Contact) 900 S. Pavilion Center Drive Las Vegas, NV 89144 702-318-4207 [email protected]
Archaeo-Nevada Society Bruce Holloway 9921 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 5 Las Vegas, NV 89117 870-2773 [email protected]
Aztec Communication Sharon Rorman Sheldon 897-4669 [email protected]
Basin and Range Trail Advocates To whom it may concern P.O. Box 80882 Las Vegas, NV 80882
Blind Center of Nevada Veronica Wilson 1001 N. Bruce Street Las Vegas, NV 89101 642-6000 [email protected]
Bureau of Land Management Greg Marfil 4701 No. Torrey Pines Las Vegas, NV 89130 515-5289 [email protected]
Bureau of Reclamation Phil Aurit P.O. Box 61470, LC-2707 Boulder City, NV 89006 293-8427 [email protected]
City of Las Vegas Sharon Sheldon, Aztec Communication City Hall, 400 Stewart Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89101 897-4669 [email protected]
City of Las Vegas Environmental Division Joe Sutton 6005 Vegas Valley Drive Las Vegas, NV 89142 229-6161 [email protected]
Clark Co. Dept. of Air Quality & Environmental Mgmt. Willisha Daniels 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy. 1st floor Las Vegas, NV 89155-5210 455-2950 [email protected]
Clark County Nuclear Waste Division Erik Muller 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy. 3rd floor Las Vegas, NV 89155 455-5185 [email protected]
Clark County Parks and Recreation Department Patricia Marchese 2601 East Sunset Road Las Vegas, NV 89120
Clark County Regional Flood Control District KerriAnne Mukhopadhayay 600 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Ste. 300 Las Vegas, NV 89074 455-3139 [email protected]
Clark County School District Jennifer Newman-Cornell 2301 N. Tenaya Way Las Vegas, NV 89128 217-5959 [email protected]
Clark County Water Reclamation District Julie Rich 5857 East Flamingo Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89122 434-6676 [email protected]
Complete Coverage Campaign Sally McDaniel [email protected]
Conservation District of Southern Nevada Jennifer Szwejbka 5820 S. Pecos Road, Suite A-400 Las Vegas, NV 89120 262-9047, ext. 109 [email protected]
Desert Tortoise Foundation Kathy Utiger 5157 Poncho Circle Las Vegas, NV 89119 804-0472 [email protected]
Farmers Market Ginger Johnson 3774 Horseshoe Lane Las Vegas, NV 89147 [email protected]
First NV G. Jean Hoppert, P.E. 2620 Golfside Drive Las Vegas, NV 89134 686-6472 [email protected]
F.L.O.C.K. (For the Love of Cats & Kittens) Rita Ransom 876-7214/395-6992 [email protected]
Friends of Gold Butte Terri Robertson 459-7613
Friends of Nevada Wilderness Rose Bemoret PO Box 9754 Reno, NV 89507 775-324-7667 [email protected]
Friends of Red Rock Canyon Pat Williams PO Box 97 Blue Diamond, NV 89004 515-5366 [email protected]
Greener Vegas Cynthia Stimple 431-8037 [email protected]
Greenspun Media Amy Hachquet 2290 Corporate Circle, Suite 250 Henderson, NV 89014 990-8933 [email protected]
High Desert Eath Products Tony Cuglietta or Gina Davis 8820 W. Lone Mountain Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89129 656-5758 [email protected]
Las Vegas Astronomical Society David Blanchette 1712 Anzio Street Las Vegas, NV 89108 396-8120 [email protected]
Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association Stan Hanel 8837 Elk Grove Way #103 Las Vegas, NV 89117 281-2338 [email protected]
Las Vegas Kids for Saving the Earth Club Tina Ebaugh 3745 White Angel Drive N. Las Vegas, NV 89032 648-5115/646-1812 [email protected]
Las Vegas Natural History Museum Amy Page 900 Las Vegas Blvd N Las Vegas, NV 89101 384-3466 x. 226 [email protected]
Las Vegas Springs Preserve Florence Brown 1001 So. Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89153 822-8312 [email protected]
Las Vegas Wash Coordination Committee Sandra Harris 100 City Parkway, Suite 700 Las Vegas, NV 89106 822-3390 [email protected]
Master Gardeners of Southern Nevada Beth Wetzler 6329 Black Swan Lane Las Vegas, NV 89118 456-8555 [email protected]
Multi-Species Conservation Program Phil Aurit P.O. Box 61470, LC-8000 Boulder City, NV 89005 293-8427 [email protected]
National Wild Horse Association Shari Warren P.O. Box 12207 Las Vegas, NV 89112 275-5023 [email protected]
Nellis Air Force Base, Environmental Management Office Kim Walters 4349 Duffer Drive, Suite 1061 Nellis AFB, NV 89191 652-3035 [email protected]
Nevada Conservation League Scot Rutledge 7473 West Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 108 Las Vegas, NV 89128 562-8147 [email protected]
Nevada Department of Wildlife Margie Klein 4747 West Vegas Drive Las Vegas, NV 89108 486-5127 x. 3502 [email protected]
Nevada Department of Transportation Eric Glick 1263 S. Stewart Street Carson City, NV 89712 775-888-7433 [email protected]
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Chester Sergent 901 South Stewart Street Carson City, NV 89701 775-687-9466 [email protected]
Nevada Division of Forestry Matt Koepnick 4747 West Vegas Drive Las Vegas, NV 89108 486-5123 [email protected]
Nevada Division of State Parks Terry Hansen 4747 West Vegas Drive Las Vegas, NV 89108 486-5126 [email protected]
Nevada Garden Clubs Inc. Terry Wilsey or Kristie Livreri PO Box 27642 Las Vegas, NV 89126 702-460-2700 [email protected]
Nevada Mining Association Nancy Katz 9210 Prototype Drive, Suite 200 Reno, NV 89521 775-829-2121 [email protected]
Nevada Native Plant Society Stacey Crowe PO Box 8965 Reno, NV 89507 702-406-0684 [email protected]
Nevada Power Company Emily Huffman PO Box 98910 Las Vegas, NV 89151 227-2189 [email protected]
Nevada Rock Art Foundation Dr. Angus Quinlan 1201 Terminal Way, Ste. 215 Reno, NV 89502 775-323-6723 [email protected]
Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals No-Kill Animal Sanctuary Connie Williams, Volunteer Coordinator 4800 West Dewey Drive Las Vegas, NV 89118 873-4381 [email protected]
Nevada Wilderness Project Nick Dobric 4220 S. Maryland Pkwy Ste. 802-D Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-369-1871 [email protected]
Nevada Wildlife Federation Kevin Cabble P.O. Box 71238 Reno, NV 89570 253-0104 [email protected]
Outside Las Vegas Foundation Alan O’Neill 6755 Charleston Blvd., Suite D Las Vegas, NV 89146 461-6162 [email protected]
Partners in Conservation Elise McAllister P.O. Box 298 Moapa, NV 89025 864-2464 [email protected]
Project WET/Bureau of Reclamation Phil Aurit USBR, P.O. Box 61470, LC-2707 Boulder City, NV 89006 293-8427 [email protected]
Protectors of Tule Springs Jill Destefano 2905 Willow Wren Drive N. Las Vegas, NV 89084 399-7424 [email protected]
Rebel Recycling Tara Pike 4505 S. Maryland Parkway Box 451013 Las Vegas, NV 89154-1013 895-3760 [email protected]
Red Rock Audubon Society Pam Nickels P.O. Box 96691 Las Vegas, NV 89193 375-7230 [email protected]
Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association Janis Kadlec HCR 33, Box 5500 Las Vegas, NV 89161 515-5380 [email protected]
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area/BLM Kate Sorom HCR 33, Box 5500 Las Vegas, NV 89124 515-5350 [email protected]
Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Aileen Pastor 600 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Ste. 350 Las Vegas, NV 89106 676-1735 [email protected]csnv.com
Republic Services of Southern Nevada Bob Coyle/Steven Destefano 770 East Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89104 734-5446 [email protected]
River Mountains Loop Trail Randy Harness 1239 So 9th St. Las Vegas, NV 89104 493-7900 [email protected]
Rivers, Trails & Conservation Assistance c/o Nevada Park Service Deborah Reardon 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive Las Vegas, NV 89130-2301 839-5579 [email protected]
Shark Reef Aquarium Pamela Torres 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89119 632-7712 [email protected]
Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat Missy Giannantonio 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 792-7980 [email protected]
Sierra Club Bryan Buchanan 732 S. 6th St., Suite 200B Las Vegas, NV 89183 732-7750 [email protected]
Solar Nevada-American Solar Energy Society Allison Gray 10624 S. Eastern Ave. #A-609 Henderson, NV 89052 379-6592 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Agency Partnership Nancy Bernard 601 Nevada Way Boulder City, NV 89005 293-8714 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Health District – Solid Waste Division Dennis Campbell 400 Shadow Lane, Suite 105 Las Vegas, NV 89106 759-0600 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Regional Trails Partnership Ed Dodrill 5024 North Cimarron Road Las Vegas, NV 89149 645-1791 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Rock Art Association Anne McConnell [email protected]
Southern Nevada Take Pride in America Program Doug Joslin Box 452040, 4505 Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89154-2040 895-5149 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Water Authority Diana Diaz 1001 S. Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89144 259-8156 [email protected]
Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park Robert Wantroba 1775 North Rancho Drive Las Vegas, NV 89106 419-1311 [email protected]
Southwest Wildlife Foundation Martin Tyner P.O. Box 1907 Cedar City, UT 84721 435-590-1618 [email protected]
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Scott Egy PO Box 124 Blue Diamond, NV 89004 875-4141 [email protected]
Springs Preserve Dawn Barraclough 333S. Valley View blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89107 258-3875 d[email protected]
State Historic Preservation Office Sali A. Underwood 700 Twin Lakes Drive Las Vegas, NV 89107 486-5011 [email protected]
Sustainable Building Industry Council Laura Padilla 2716 Carolina Blue Henderson, NV 89052 944-9586 [email protected]
The Animal Foundation Diane Orgill/Terry Magnani 655 No. Mohave Road Las Vegas, NV 89101 219-0791 [email protected]
The Conservation Fund Mike Ford 3960 Howard Hughres Parkway, Ste. 534 Las Vegas, NV 89109 990-3540
The Nature Conservancy Kim Littman One E. First St. #1007 Reno, NV 89501 775-322-4990x.25 [email protected]
The River Mountain Trail Partnership John Holman 4300 West Tropicana Las Vegas, NV 89193-1512 365-2191 [email protected]
UNLV Public Lands Institute LaNelda Rolley RAJ 280, Box 452040 S. Maryland Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89154-2040 895-5168 [email protected]
UNLV Rebel Recycling Program Tara Pike 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy Box 451048 Las Vegas, NV 89154-1048 895-3760 [email protected]
Virgin River Conservation Partnership Deborah Campbell 2505 Anthem Village Drive, Ste. E235 Henderson, NV 89052 845-4393 [email protected]
U.S. Green Building Council – Nevada Chapter Las Vegas, NV/td> [email protected]

Professional Organizatons

Green Chamber of Commerce
National Association of Industrial & Office Parks- NAIOP
Associated General Contractors- AGC
American Marketing Association Membership
Public Relations Society of America PRSA Membership
Construction Material Recycling Association- CMRA
Nevada Development Authority- NDA
USGBC – Las Vegas Regional Chapter
Air & Waste Management Association
Commercial Real Estate Organization- CCIM
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Nevada State Apartment Association
North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Henderson Chamber of Commerce
Green Alliance- Energy Star Partners Group
IREM-GMIC – Green Meeting Industry Council

 

5) Municipal Recycling & Sustainability Resources

Sustainability information can be found at the following web sites for each government entity.  Clark County, NV:http://clarkcountynv.gov/depts/eco_county/Pages/Sustainability.aspx 

Subjects include:

  • Sustainability Challenge
  • Sustainability History
  • Sustainability Resources
  • Sustainability Strides
  • Government Actions

 

City of Henderson, NV:http://www.cityofhenderson.com/sustainability/overview.php 

Subjects include:

  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • Transportation
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Nature
  • Environmental Health

 

City of Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/sustaininglasvegas/default/htm 

Subjects include:

  • Air quality and Transportation
  • Water Stewardship
  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Green Building
  • Climate Protection
  • Community and Education

 

City of North Las Vegas, NV: http://www.cityofnorthlasvegas.com/Departments/AdministrativeServices/Pdfs/Sustainability/greeNLV.pdf 

Subjects include:

  • greeNLV PlaN

6) Government Resources

Sage Steps: 

EPA:

Nevada State recycling

Do Something

How to get grants

Grants.gov

 

National recycling coalition

Government Policies

http://www.nevadarecycles.gov/main/model_plan.htm