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. 


Educational Materials

Educational Links

Frequently asked questions

Contact Nye County Public Works at 775-751-6262 or with any questions.

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