Local

May 11, 2012

Glass now part of recycling effort

By Nesley Orochena
99th Civil Engineer Squadron

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Glass can now be recycled at Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and can also be co-mingled with other recyclable materials. Cardboard, paper, plastic, aluminum and now, glass can be co-mingled in recycling bins.

Glass containers should be empty before disposing of them.

Commingled recyclables can be disposed in the large teal or white dumpsters, or in gray bins near buildings or offices throughout Nellis AFB.

The white and new teal color recycling dumpsters located around Nellis AFB have the same purpose and are interchangeable. Both are designated for the Office Recycling Program.

The procedures for the Office Recycling Program remain the same.

Nellis personnel can use the small blue recycling container at their workstations to dispose of personal recyclable materials, then dump the contents into larger gray office recycling bins or the white/teal color dumpsters located around the base.

Creech personnel should use nearly the same procedure, but should transfer contents of the gray bins to the compactor located in the transportation compound.

For additional information contact the Nellis Recycling Center at (702) 652-5270.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

Nellis/Creech soccer team brings home bronze trophy

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander and Col. Robert Ramsden, 99th ABW vice commander, pose with the combined Nellis/Creech Air Force Bases Soccer team, as they pro...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

823rd MXS sets spike to win

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Members of the 823rd Maintenance Squadron pose for a photo with the intramural volleyball championship trophy at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., ...
 
 
hockey4

NAFB hockey team wins wild 7-6 shootout

Staff Sgt. Derek Urban (dark blue jersey), a forward on the Nellis Air Force Base hockey team, leads a break during the Nellis team’s opening-season game against the Desert Foxes hockey team in Las Vegas Sept. 10. Urban score...
 

 
DT3

Armory ensures defenders locked, loaded

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Senior Airman Ian Bonilla, 99th Security Forces Squadron armorer, test fires an X-26 Taser at the armory, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept 16. Bonilla test fired each ta...
 
 
doctor

Ask the Doc

Q:  Does TRICARE cover custodial care?   A:  No. Custodial care (care provided for someone’s daily needs such as eating, dressing, or providing a place to sleep, as opposed to taking care of their medical needs), whether p...
 
 

Community Happenings – September 19, 2014

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.  Every Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Every Friday: Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m. Parent Support Group: Share common experiences unique to special needs families and learn about new...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin