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FREE Earth Day GreenFest at UNLV

  • Apr 20, 2013 · 11:00 AM

GREENFest unites with Festival of Communities to celebrate culture, sustainability and our community. Featuring environmental topics and exhibits, recycling collection, culture, diversity, innovation and resources to create a more enjoyable and sustainable lifestyle. Along with the exciting festivities, GREENFest will showcase UNLV’s very own Solar Decathlon project and the Record Breakers largest cardboard house exhibit.

Students and local communities will be highlighting the rich cultural diversity of the Las Vegas Valley, with more than 130 booths and featuring a variety of kid-friendly activities.
Topics include:
Recycling and conservation
Photos with Mascots
Repurposed Fashion Shows
Make & Take Activities for all ages
Animal Adoptions
Delicious food and drink from around the world
Largest Annual Recycling Collection
Electric Drive - featuring Hybrids and Electric Cars
Organic Gardening and Composting Demos
Fremont Bike Valet & Rides
Live entertainment
Health & Wellness Exhibitors
Kids Zone Fun Activities
Farmers Market
Live Artists and Art Displays
Zero Waste Event
Green vendors
A beer garden
Shred-It Las Vegas will be collecting personal documents for shredding, the Blind Center will accept electronics, Republic Services will accept commingled recyclables from your home or office.

HELP of Southern Nevada will be collecting used clothing to provide young children in our community (infant to middle school) and Project 150 LV will be accepting used clothing, shoes, sports equipment, job interview attire and prom outfits for thousands of high school students in need.

For more information, and to sign up as a vendor or performer, please visit or

Recycling & Repurpose Zone Map (Black Lot)


On April 20, you may park in any staff or student stall. Restrictions for handicap, metered, resident, reserved, and red zones still apply.

The Thomas and Mack Parking Garage is located on Tropicana Avenue and Wilbur Street (between Maryland Parkway and Swenson Street).

The Cottage Grove Parking Garage is located off of Maryland Parkway and Cottage Grove (between Harmon Avenue and Flamingo Road).

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