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Pumpkin Recycling Begins Monday Across the Valley – Help Feed Local Livestock

Pumpkin Recycling Begins Monday Across the Valley - Help Feed Local Livestock
When the jack-o-lantern gets saggy skin, simply stop at one of these locations and pop it in a bin! Pumpkin recycling takes over the city from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6.
 
Las Vegas Livestock will provide collection bins for the public to recycle their pumpkins free of charge. These tasty treats will be fed to pigs and chickens being raised near Apex, North of the Las Vegas Valley.
 
Simply visit a location and place the pumpkin in the designated container. Social Distancing practices will be in place in order to have a quick, safe drop off!
WHEN:
Oct. 26 – Nov. 6
24-hours a day
 
WHERE:
Locations throughout the valley:
 
JW Marriott Las Vegas (near the marquee)
221 N. Rampart Blvd. (N. Rampart Blvd. & Canyon Run Dr.)
 
UNLV Rebel Recycling Center
SE corner of Flamingo and Swenson (behind the solar dishes)
 
Master Gardener Orchard – University of Nevada
Cooperative Extension
4600 Horse Dr.
 
CAL-Ranch Store
232 N Jones Blvd.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Edible items only (pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns); no trash, wax or plastic.
 
ABOUT LAS VEGAS LIVESTOCK, LLC:
Las Vegas Livestock, LLC (LVL) is a livestock farming operation that uses state-of-the-art systems to convert food scraps generated in Las Vegas into livestock feed. With more than 400 tons of food scraps produced in Las Vegas daily, LVL is the best sustainable solution for food scraps in Southern Nevada, offering superior service at the best value.
 
The concept of food scraps being fed to livestock is not a new idea; it has been proven to be the only viable and sustainable solution for the Southern Nevada Market. LVL has secured a permit to feed food scraps to the animals from the Nevada Department of Agriculture for: 25,000 pigs; 1,000 cattle; 500 goats and sheep; 1,000 layers; 1,000 broilers (chicken).