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  Solid Waste Management Facilities  Solid Waste Home Page       BWM Home Page  

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection oversees the Permitting of Solid Waste Landfills and other waste management facilities within the state of Nevada. Clark and Washoe Counties administer permitting programs for landfills and waste management facilities within their jurisdiction.

At right is an interactive Google map of Nevada permitted landfills; For specific detailed information for each facility see the links in the tables below.

        Interactive Google Map of Nevada Landfills

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  • Nevada Solid Waste Facilities
  • Nevada Waste Tire Facilities
  • Nevada Compost Facilities
  • Clark County Solid Waste Facilities
  • Washoe County Solid Waste Facilities
  • Quick Reference Reports & Links
  • Solid Waste Facility Summary Reports
  • Landfill Class Definitions
  • Proposed Solid Waste Facilities
  • Solid Waste Disposal - On-line Reporting
  • Recycling Locations - By County & Material
  • Additional Resources & Maps
  • Open Facility Inventory (excel file)
  • Closed Facility Inventory (excel file)
  • Map and GIS Resources
  • Solid Waste Fee Summary

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    Landfill Name / Operator

    Regulatory Status & Class*

    County / Nearest Town


    Carson City / Carson City

    Operating - Class I & III

    Carson City / Carson City


    Russell Pass / City of Fallon

    Operating - Class I

    Churchill / Fallon


    Kennametal / Kennametal, Inc.

    Operating - Class III

    Churchill / Fallon


    Elko City / City of Elko

    Operating - Class I

    Elko / City of Elko


    W. Wendover / City of W. Wendover

    Operating - Class I & III

    Elko / W. Wendover


    Goldfield / Esmeralda County

    Operating - Class II

    Esmeralda / Goldfield


    Eureka / Eureka County

    Operating - Class II

    Eureka / City of Eureka


    TS Power Plant / Newmount, NV Energy

    Operating - Class III

    Eureka / Carlin


    Humboldt Regional / Humboldt

    Operating - Class I

    Humboldt / Winnemucca


    Jungo / Humboldt

    Not Operating - Class I

    Humboldt / Winnemucca


    North Valmy Generating Station / NV Energy

    Operating - Class III

    Humboldt / Valmy


    New Austin / Lander

    Post Closure - Class II

    Lander / Austin


    Battle Mountain / Lander

    Operating - Class II

    Lander / Battle Mountain


    Copper Basin / Newmount Mining

    Post Closure - Class III

    Lander / Battle Mountain


    Crestline / NORCAL Waste Systems

    Operating - Class I & II

    Lincoln / Panaca


    Western Elite / Western Elite

    Operating - Class III

    Lincoln / Alamo


    BedRoc / BedRoc Limited, LLC

    Not Operating - Class I

    Lincoln / Alamo


    Mesquite / City of Mesquite

    Operating - Class I

    Lincoln / Mesquite


    Dry Lake Site / Rural Area

    Not Operating

    Lincoln / Rural Area


    Hawthorne / Hawthorne Utilities

    Operating - Class I

    Mineral / Hawthorne


    Hawthorne Army Depot / U.S. Army

    Operating - Class III

    Mineral / Hawthorne


    Rawhide / Waste Solutions & Recycling

    Not Operating - Class I

    Mineral / Rural Area


    Amargosa Valley / Nye

    Post Closure - Class II

    Nye / Pahrump


    Pahrump Valley / Nye

    Operating - Class I

    Nye / Pahrump


    Round Mountain / Nye

    Operating - Class II

    Nye / Round Mountain


    Tonopah / Nye

    Operating - Class II

    Nye / Tonopah


    Tonopah Test Range / 99 CES/CEVC

    Operating - Class II

    Nye / Tonopah Test Range


    Nevada Test Site (NTS) Area 23 / DOE

    Operating - Class II

    Nye / Nevada Test Site


    NTS U10c / DOE

    Operating - Class III

    Nye / Nevada Test Site


    NTS Area 6 Hydrocarbon / DOE

    Operating - Class III

    Nye / Nevada Test Site


    NTS Area 5 Asbestiform / DOE

    Operating - Class III

    Nye / Nevada Test Site


    Pershing County / Pershing County

    Operating - Class II

    Pershing / Lovelock


    Lockwood Regional / WM Inc.

    Operating - Class I & III

    Storey / Lockwood


    Ely / City of Ely

    Operating - Class I & III

    White Pine / Ely

        Nevada Waste Tire Facilities

    Site Name

    Regulatory Status

    County / Nearest Town


    GreeNu Commodities

    Not Operating - Permitted

    Churchill / Fernley

    Site Name

    Regulatory Status

    County / Nearest Town


    NNCC Compost Plant

    Operating - Permitted

    Carson City / Carson City


    A-1 Organics

    Operating - Permitted

    Clark / Las Vegas


    Bently Compost Facility

    Operating - Permitted

    Douglas / Gardnerville


    Genoa Trees & Landscape Materials

    Operating - Permitted

    Douglas / Minden


    W. Wendover Compost Facility

    Operating - Permitted

    Elko / West Wendover


    Western Elite Compost Facility

    Operating - Permitted

    Lincoln / Alamo


    Ponderosa Dairy

    Operating - Permitted

    Nye / Pahrump


    RT Donovan

    Operating - Permitted

    Washoe / Sparks

    Landfill Name / Operator

    Regulatory Status & Class*

    County / Nearest Town


    Laughlin / Republic Services

    Operating - Class I

    Clark / Laughlin


    Apex Regional / Republic Services

    Operating - Class I

    Clark / Las Vegas


    Boulder City / Boulder City Disposal

    Operating - Class I

    Clark / Boulder City


    Reid Gardner Station / NV Energy

    Operating - Class III

    Clark / Rural Area


    Mohave Station / Southern Cal Edison

    Post-Closure - Class III

    Clark / Rural Area


    Timet J-2 / Timet

    Operating - Class III

    Clark / Las Vegas


    Wells Cargo Industrial / Wells Cargo

    Operating - Class III

    Clark / Las Vegas


    Nellis AFB Industrial / Nellis AFB

    Operating - Class III

    Clark / Las Vegas

    Landfill Name / Operator

    Regulatory Status & Class*

    County / Nearest Town


    None at this time

    N/A

    N/A

    Class Definitions

    NAC 444.5705 “Class I site” defined. (NRS 444.560) “Class I site” means a disposal site which:

    1. Is comprised of at least one municipal solid waste landfill unit including all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the land used for the disposal of solid waste; and
    2. Is not a Class II or Class III site.

    NAC 444.571 “Class II site” defined. (NRS 444.560) “Class II site” means a disposal site:

    1. Which is comprised of at least one municipal solid waste landfill unit;
    2. Which accepts less than 20 tons of solid waste per day on an annual average;
    3. For which there is no evidence of contamination of groundwater originating from the site;
    4. Which serves a community that has no other practicable alternatives for waste management; and
    5. Which is located in an area which annually receives no more than 25 inches of precipitation.


    6. The term includes all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the land used for the disposal of solid waste.

    NAC 444.5715 “Class III site” defined. (NRS 444.560) “Class III site” means a disposal site which accepts only industrial solid waste.

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