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Household Hazardous Waste & Recycling
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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

-       Awareness/Education
-       Personal Consumption
-       Recycling 

Household Hazardous Waste Management
-       Awareness/Education
-       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
Community Events

Educational Materials
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?

Educational Links

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.

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101 Radar Road, P.O. Box 153 Tonopah, Nevada 89049 Ph: (775) 482-8191