Making CES Green

The ®, owner and producer of CES, is committed to making CES greener than ever.


Giving Back

2020 Grant Recipients

  • CTA granted with $19,000 to build interactive outdoor garden classrooms (OGC) in twenty Las Vegas schools, designed to enhance STEAM education, nutrition and environmental education through outdoor learning. For six consecutive years, CTA has contributed $142,000 to help build outdoor gardens and classrooms, directly impacting 30,000+ Clark County students.

  • CTA gave $15,000 to to install a solar-powered outdoor charging workstation for student and employee use.

  • CTA supported the UNLV Foundation by granting $20,000 to the for the U.S. Department of Energy’s competition. CTA previously supported UNLV’s solar house, which won second place at the 2013 Solar Decathlon.

Past CES Green Grant Recipients

  • CTA provided  with $15,000 to build additional garden classrooms throughout the Clark County School District. 

  • CTA granted $10,000 to  to upgrade its campus lighting to LED.

  • CTA granted $76,000 to , an education technology company, to continue implementing the CTA Future Innovators Program into Clark County schools. This digital course provides middle and high school students with a foundation of critical skills in technology, entrepreneurship and business.

  • CTA provided  with $14,000 to build additional garden classrooms throughout the Clark County School District. 

  • CTA granted $12,600 to  to purchase and install two solar powered emergency towers in its remote parking lots.

CTA granted an additional $76,000 to  to continue implementing the CTA Future Innovators Program into Clark County schools. CTA also provided , a grant recipient from 2015 and 2016, with $15,000 to build four additional garden classrooms throughout Clark County. Additionally, CTA granted $10,000 to  to further upgrade its campus to LED lighting.

德赢首页CTA granted $76,000 to , an education technology company, to incorporate the CTA Future Innovators Program into Clark County schools. This digital course will provide middle and high school students with a foundation of critical skills in technology, entrepreneurship and business. CTA also provided , a grant recipient from 2015, with $14,000 to build three additional garden classrooms throughout the Clark County School District. Additionally, CTA granted $10,000 to  to install an electric vehicle charging station on its campus.

CTA provided with a grant of $65,000 to support the Outdoor Garden Classroom program. As a result, Green Our Planet installed 14 outdoor garden classrooms around Las Vegas, teaching over 10,000 students about environmental issues and providing them with healthy food. To learn more about this project, visit their .

CTA also granted $25,000 to to support the installation of a solar energy system to power ’s Magical Forest. Additionally, CTA provided Touro University with a $10,000 grant to upgrade the exterior lighting fixtures on campus from fluorescent bulbs to energy-saving LED lights.  

CTA granted $10,000 to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ . UNLV’s DesertSol solar house was the second-place winner, and first among U.S. organizations, at the . This grant was to congratulate the UNLV DesertSol team on their success and help further the DesertSol project.

CTA also granted $25,000 to the .to assist in the move of DesertSol to its permanent location in Las Vegas. opened to the public in February 2014 and will remain a site for continued research and development of renewable energy for UNLV faculty, students and industry professionals.

德赢首页CTA contributed $50,000 to for a project that transformed the iconic ” sign on Las Vegas Boulevard into a solar-powered masterpiece. CTA also gave to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to install electric vehicle charging stations at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

德赢首页CTA granted $50,000 to to retrofit the with solar panel systems to reduce energy costs and lower operating costs enabling Rescue Mission to focus on serving the homeless of Las Vegas. Additionally, CTA gave $25,000 to to use repurposed banners from the CES to create a sunshade at UNLV’s .

德赢首页CTA donated $75,000 to  to retrofit the Salvation Army with solar panel systems to reduce energy costs and utilize the ultimate source of renewable energy.

德赢首页CTA donated $50,000 to the  to purchase seven Vetrix electric motorcycles which are on the streets of the tourist corridor every day helping to keeping Las Vegas both safe and green.

CTA granted $100,000 to the  to support their school recycling program.

CTA Recycling Initiatives

Since 2010, CTA has led the eCycling Leadership Initiative (ELI), a consumer technology industry effort to increase collaboration among manufacturers, retailers, collectors, recyclers, non-governmental organizations and governments at all levels, and to continue to increase the industry’s sustainability efforts.

In April 2016, CTA the responsible recycling of 700 million pounds of consumer electronics, a new record under ELI and the consumer technology industry’s highest ever annual total.

CTA also produces and maintains , an online resource for consumers that highlights the industry trend toward "greener gadgets" — smaller, smarter, more energy efficient devices that can do more than ever before. Tech-savvy shoppers now have more ecofriendly options and this resource has valuable information about how to buy green electronics, use them efficiently and recycle them at the end of their useful life.