The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), which operates the Las Vegas Convention Center, is committed to sustainable strategies that create superior customer experiences.
Together with its resort partners’ business operations, the LVCVA is committed to minimizing waste and conserving natural resources.
Several major casino resort companies have developed off-site solar arrays. MGM Resorts’ mega solar array’s clean energy program produces up to 90% of MGM Resorts’ Las Vegas daytime power needs.
Newly opened Fontainebleau Las Vegas is expected to achieve 20.1% energy savings compared to the baseline energy code.
100% of the electricity used at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is powered by renewable energy sources.
75% of Wynn's and Encore’s peak power demand during summer months is renewable energy.
In 2021 Boyd Gaming reduced its electricity usage by 9 million kilowatt-hours at 3 resorts.
24% of Nevada’s energy power comes from renewable resources.
The Las Vegas Monorail elevates mobility along the Las Vegas Strip, carrying over 5 million riders annually, eliminating 27 tons of emissions and more than 2.1 million vehicle miles with its autonomous, zero-emissions trains.
Electric vehicles zip through Vegas Loop tunnels beneath the LVCC, creating zero emissions and zero additional surface congestion, and redefining transit with a sustainable alternative to traditional transportation.
All indoor water use is reclaimed and recycled back to Lake Mead. 25 million gallons of ground water are recycled and reused for various purposes such as street cleaning, cooling towers and irrigation at resorts like The Palazzo Resort.
Resorts use low-flow fixtures, shower heads and sink aerators. 47% decline in water use per capita from 2002 to 2020. Sod has been replaced with drought-tolerant landscaping on Vegas resorts.
Resorts have around-the-clock recycling docks where waste is sorted and diverted from landfills.
40% of waste from Caesars Entertainment was diverted from landfills in 2021. Its goal by 2025 is 60%.
80% of debris & waste was diverted from landfills during Resorts World’s construction.
Caesars Entertainment’s CodeGreen program encourages its workforce to get involved in events such as recycling drives, park and street cleanups.
Resorts donate unserved food from conventions to local community partners like Three Square Food Bank.
Discarded soap was donated by resorts to Clean the World, a social enterprise dedicated to providing sanitization for communities in need.
Results captured Jan. 2023