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Apex, Nevada is the location of a landfill of the same name in Clark County, Nevada. It is among the biggest landfills in the world and is the largest in the United States, as measured by tons of waste accepted per day. At its peak it accepted 15,000 tons of waste per day. It is expected to have capacity for over 200 years of waste at current rates. It is owned by Republic Services. It is located just outside the city limits of North Las Vegas.

Located northeast of I-15 near the junction with U.S. Route 93, the Apex Landfill at 2,200 acres (890 ha) is the largest landfill in the United States. Republic Services owns and operates the landfill. Arrolime, Nevada is located about 2 miles northeast of Apex.

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