What Does The City Recycle?

A major component of the city’s Sustainability Initiative is recycling of materials that can be transformed into another use. The following items are recycled by the city. 

  1. Paper
  2. Plastic
  3. Aluminum Cans
  4. Methane Gas
  5. Printer Toner Cartridges
  6. Copier Toner Cartridges
  7. Ink Cartridges
  8. Cell Phones/Blackberries 
  9. Dell CPUs
  10. CRTs
  11. Vehicle Batteries
  12. Non-Vehicle Batteries
  13. Cardboard Boxes
  14. Used Oil (includes hydraulic oils, transmission fluids, etc.)
  15. Aluminum Signs
  16. Scrap Metal – General waste, un-separated
  17. Antifreeze
  18. Refrigerant
  19. Waste Water at Plant
  20. Fire Dept. Clothing
  21. Grease at Jail
  22. Clothing at Jail
  23. Wood Pallets
  24. Plastic Shrub Buckets
  25. Office and Casual Furniture
  26. Copper Wire
  27. Scrap Aluminum (cast and extruded)
  28. Scrap Iron (cast and rolled)
  29. Vehicle oil filters
  30. Scrap Stainless Steel (rolled and pressed)
  31. Fire Vehicle Drum Brake Shoes (reline and reuse)
  32. Fire Truck Hand Tools (axes, pry bars, etc.)
  33. Tires
  34. Fire Hydrant Brass couplings / fittings
  35. Traffic Signal Cabinets – Aluminum
  36. Street light covers (cobra heads) - Aluminum
  37. Fire Hydrants - Iron
  38. Manhole Vault Covers - Iron
  39. Copper Pipe
  40. Aluminum Wire
  41. Fire Hose Aluminum Fittings
  42. SCBA Aluminum Cylinders
  43. Storefront framing and thresholds- Aluminum
  44. Parking Meter heads – Aluminum
  45. Vehicle Alternators
  46. Small Motors
  47. Vehicle Starters
  48. Shopping carts
  49. Light poles
  50. Paint (non-traffic related)



Contact Information

Administrative Services
Office of Sustainability
495. S. Main St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101 (Map)
Phone: (702) 229-6501
E-mail

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