Las Vegas City CenterLas Vegas is going green. With over a half million residents and over 40 million visitors a year, Las Vegas is moving in sustainable directions that affect both residents and visitors. With water, food, and fuel becoming ever greener locally, Las Vegas’ carbon footprint is being reduced, and the strip has the highest concentration of LEED certified buildings in the world. For the complete article, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.