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Sustainability Program

The OurHenderson Sustainability Program encompasses a variety of efforts to conserve energy and water, promote recycling, enhance the built environment, reduce air pollution, and increase transportation options.  In all of these efforts, the City of Henderson is working together with our residents and businesses to ensure a high quality of life in our community.


OurHenderson. Our home. My responsibility.

2012 Green Report

The City's recently released 2012 Green Report highlights citywide for Sustainable Practices and Development accomplishments in the 2011-2012 fiscal year.



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Don't miss the "Save Energy, Save Money" link for information on available rebates and home improvement programs.

Henderson Shines Community Cleanup Education Event
Join us on Saturday May 5, from 8am - 1pm at the Henderson Pavilion for Henderson Shines 2013.

  • OurHenderson BOOKLET: View the booklet to see how sustainability is part of the City's efforts to become America's Premier community.

  • CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CAC): The CAC provides citizen feedback on sustainability to the Mayor and Council.  The CAC's efforts were recently featured in the Henderson Press.

  • BASELINE EMISSIONS INVENTORY: This report provides useful information on emissions from our community and city facilities and operations.

  • INCREASE your Water Efficiency: What you can do to help conserve water.  View conservation tips.

  • GREEN CHIPS: Learn more about this public-private partnership that is building momentum for greater sustainability in our region.  View the Green Chips website.

  • PLANT LIST: This list provides helpful information for over 600 trees and plants that grow well in our desert environment.

  • SNRPC REGIONAL FRUIT and VEGETABLE PLANT LIST: NEW! This list provides valuable information for homeowners and community gardeners to select appropriate plants when planning their garden.

  • "Sustainability Is..." VIDEO: Watch a short video produced for the Convene for Green Regional Sustainability Summit to find out what groups and organizations around Southern Nevada are doing to "go green".

  • GREEN VENDOR FORM: Have a green product or service and are interested in doing business with the City?  Complete an information form to share information about your green products or services.