By Recycling Today Staff

April 3, 2015

Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. says its Southern Nevada Recycling Complex is on track to begin operations in the fall of 2015.

Republic Services Director of Public Relations and Field Communications Tracy Skenandore says the MRF will be “the country’s largest recycling center.”

Cambridge has been erecting the facility’s steel frame, while equipment vendor CP Group is preparing the sorting and processing equipment at the MRF.

Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. says its Southern Nevada Recycling Complex is taking shape and on track to begin operations in the fall of 2015.

The recycling complex will include a new 110,000 SF building adjacent to an existing 88,000 SF facility.

“The MRF will serve more than 535,000 households throughout the area, including the cities of North Las Vegas, Las Vegas, and Henderson, as well as Clark County,” according to a fact sheet distributed by Republic Services.

The Southern Nevada Recycling Complex will be able to process more than 265,000 tons of mixed recyclables each year, the company says, “constituting roughly 1,000 tons of mixed recyclables per day, or 70 tons per hour.”

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