The 2021 Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up presented by Republic Services
Nearly nearly 200,000lbs of trash removed from the Nevada Desert
The Mint 400, in partnership with Republic Services, has announced an industry wide desert clean-up event Saturday, November 20th in Jean, Nevada beginning at 9:00AM. The goal of the event is to unite the off-road community and clean up waste dumped illegally in the Jean area as well as promote sustainable habits and responsible public land use to improve Southern Nevada’s pristine desert landscape. The Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up event is presented by Republic Services, held in cooperation with the Southern Nevada BLM office.
What: The 2021 Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up presented by Republic Services
Who: Volunteers from the Off-Road Community & Local Las Vegas Residents
When: Saturday, November 20th @ 9:00AM
Where: Jean, Nevada. Event staging area located in Jean, Nevada, half-mile down on south side of Southern Nevada Liteweight Road (Mint 400 Spectator Area 2 in the rock quarry). Click here for directions from Las Vegas, NV.
We are asking participants to pre-register to account for supplies.
Click here to get registered.
Participants at the clean up will receive an official limited edition Mint 400 / Republic Services t-shirt and automatically be entered into a massive industry raffle that will include thousands of dollars in donated off-road parts, accessories and swag from industry leading companies. Additional raffle tickets will be for sale onsite and all proceeds will go towards the cleanup costs.
Are you a company looking to get involved or donate prizes? Email us to get more information on how to get involved.
RESULTS BY YEAR:
2017 = 14.54 tons
2018 = 22.06 tons
2019 = 34.46 tons
2020 = 25 tons
2021 Goal = 50 tons!
In 2017, Republic Services partnered with The Mint 400 for their inaugural “Dash For Trash” event. Volunteers removed 14.54 tons of waste from the Nevada desert in the Jean area, but the team identified more work to be done. Since then, The Mint 400 Desert Clean Up presented by Republic Services has removed nearly 100 tons (200,000lbs!) from the Nevada Desert.
This December, the group hopes to grow these numbers substantially. The Mint 400 Desert Clean-Up presented by Republic Services will be focused around the Jean OHV area – land that is not only used for The Mint 400 race course, but also for numerous races throughout the year spanning multiple off-road organizations. The Mint 400 & Republic Services would like to invite all off-road enthusiasts and members of the Las Vegas community to spend a day in the dirt, cleaning up our race course and OHV areas.
Participants are asked to bring their own drinks and snacks, plenty of warm clothes, sunscreen, and work gloves to protect your hands. You will not need an off-road vehicle to access the clean-up sites. Please pre-register using the online form to help us better organize this fantastic event. Thank you in advance for your support!!
About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills, and environmental services provide effective solutions to make responsible recycling and waste disposal effortless for its 14 million customers. More than 36,000 employees are committed to providing a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet® for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. For more information, visit RepublicServices.com, or follow us at Facebook.com/RepublicServices, @RepublicService on Twitter and @republic_services on Instagram.