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March 21, 2018 Plant Tour

March 21, 2018
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Southwest Nevada Recycling Center
360 West Cheyenne Ave
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
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Plant Tour - Southern Nevada Recycling Center

Ever wonder what really happens to your recyclables?  Or ever wonder what and how to recycle?  Join us for an interactive tour of the Southern Nevada Recycling Center to see and hear how you can make a difference at home and at the office. 

The Southern Nevada Recycling Center is the largest and smartest residential recycling center in North America. The 110,000 square foot facility is home to highly advanced, state-of-the-art recycling technologies. The architecture of the building was engineered using recycled and repurposed materials, and features various elements of sustainability throughout the facility.  Featuring an interactive Learning Center offering ISM meeting attendees a rare, first-hand view of the recycling process.  The Center serves almost 550,000 households throughout the area, including the cities of North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Henderson, and Clark County. The Center can process 70 tons of mixed recyclables an hour and 265,000 tons a year.  More than 75 percent of the building is made from recycled and remanufactured steel. The natural landscape was preserved and repurposed to make aggregate for the flood channels surrounding the building. Water efficient automatic low-flow fixtures were installed to conserve water, reducing consumption by more than 20 percent. High solar reflectance index roof materials were installed to minimize heat retention in the building.

During this tour you’ll learn about what can be recycled and see how materials are repurposed and remanufactured to make new products.  The center also features a variety of customer recycling stories. These customers are moving the needle in recycling across Southern Nevada including Zappos, MGM International, McCarran International Airport, CDW, Clark County School District, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Las Vegas Convention Center, City of North Las Vegas, and the City of Henderson.

Breakfast sandwiches and drinks will be provided

Attendees receive 1 CEH

Tickets

$10.00 Member

$15.00 Guest