Las Vegas GreenLas Vegas: the reinvention of Sin City as a sustainable city.  Las Vegas, a city known for its wastefulness, is changing it’s image in a number of ways to become a more sustainable city, including LEED building construction, water conservation, and waste recycling. The Las Vegas strip has one of the highest concentrations of LEED buildings in the nation. This article gives a good overall view of the greener changes taking place.

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.

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