In 2008 US Department of Agriculture Office of Rural Development implemented a Solid Waste Management Grant Program. Through this program Nye County was able to reach out to develop and implement a sustainable county-wide Solid Waste Minimization and Household Hazardous Waste Management Plan. Click here to download the complete plan.
The Components of the County Plan include:
Solid Waste Minimization
- Personal Consumption
Household Hazardous Waste Management
- Maximize Product Use through Sharing
- Community Collection Events
- County's Used Motor Oil Collection Program
Nye County will continuously update and post various links, educational materials and recycling tips. Be sure to visit the site frequently for updates.
Prescription Drug Drop Off Program
Used Motor Oil Program
NV Department of Agriculture - Safely Dispose of Waste Pesticides
US Environmental Protection Agency - Be Smart Poster
US Environmental Protection Agency - Sure your home is clean, but is it safe for your family?
NV Division of Environmental Protection - NevadaRecycles.gov
Recycling facilities throughout Nye County - Earth911.com
Frequently asked questions
List of frequently asked questions
Contact Nye County Public Works at 775-751-6262 or with any questions.