The Learning Center

Where Fun Meets Fascinating

The Largest and the Smartest

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. Featuring an interactive Learning Center offering visitors a rare, first-hand view of the recycling process.

  • Open to Public

    The Learning Center is free and open to the public.

  • Field Trips

    Field trip reservations are available for youth groups, school groups, scout groups (5th Grade and Higher), business groups, and customers.

  • Meetings

    The Learning Center is available for private meeting reservations for customers, community organizations and business groups.

Vegas Recycling Facility Belt Lifters

Republic Services' Las Vegas Operations Featured on PBS

PBS featured Republic’s Las Vegas operations – Apex Landfill and the recycling center – in “Overview,” a series focused on the science behind our everyday world. The video highlights how modern landfills and recycling centers like ours work together to provide sustainable solutions for the communities we serve. As a leader in the environmental services industry, we’re leveraging technology to increase recycling at the Southern Nevada Recycling Center, which takes in 1.8 million pounds of recyclables per day.

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Visitor Info


Southern Nevada Recycling Center
360 West Cheyenne
North Las Vegas, NV 89030


by Appointment Only
Open Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:00pm
Last admission 3:00pm