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June 11, 2019

DSCC takes a walk on the wildlife side

Celebrating nature, wildlife and trees, DSCC is sharing some of its favorite photos captured around the installation for Nature Photography Day.

May 28, 2019

Children bring their care center to life

Children at the Child Development Center repopulated their garden with vegetables and flowers May 22. Every Kindergarten Preparatory student planted at least one seedling under the care of Environmental Division and CDC staff. Preschool and toddler classrooms will assist with watering and care during the growing season.

May 28, 2019

2019 Shred Day success

DSCC Environmental Division collaborated with MWR to save 27 cubic yards of paper from entering the local landfill May 15. Shred Day was open to all DSCC associates for personal shredding and employees recycled 13,165 pounds of paper, which is equivalent to 6.5 tons.

April 26, 2019

Shred Day – Protect your identity…and the planet

DSCC will host a free Shred Day event May 15 for installation associates from 7 - 10:30 a.m. The event offers easy drive-up and drop-off services for bulk document shredding in the parking lot of Building 330, located west of the MWR tennis courts near the Yearling Road Gate.

April 26, 2019

The next generation learns about DLA

Kids got to see first-hand how DLA Land and Maritime associates often have to adapt to changing requirements when the weather required other plans for Take Your Kid to Work Day activities April 25. DLA Land and Maritime associates and their children gathered in the auditorium, many were excited to be on the installation for the first time, others curious as to what happens at their parents or grandparents work place, but a consensus from all were they were happier to be here with their loved ones rather than at school.

April 25, 2019

Bringing your landscape to life!

When the first settlers came to North America they brought with them plants from their homeland that they knew and loved. The daffodils, foxgloves and day lilies became known as ‘ornamentals’ and the native plants became stigmatized as ‘weeds’ because they were plentiful. This tradition has continued to the present day. However, the native plants have evolved alongside the birds, butterflies and other native wildlife for centuries.

April 23, 2019

DSCC recognized for Tree City USA designation

DSCC and its Environmental Division was recognized for its efforts on creating a greener community and improving the installation’s urban forest April 18.

April 17, 2019

Earth Day comes to life for children at DSCC

As Earth Day approaches, youth at MWR Child Development Center learn about reuse, reduce and recycle. The discussion focused on landfills and why it’s important to reduce the amount of refuse generated.

April 10, 2019

DSCC associates turn trash into treasures

DLA MWR and Environmental Division hosted first Eco Promises workshop focused on teaching associates how to upcycle household items.

April 8, 2019

Spring into action: MWR and Environmental team up to offer volunteer opportunities for associates

Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime associates looking to take a more active, hands-on role in improving the environment are now able to make an impact on the installation. DLA Installation Operations at Columbus Welfare and Recreation Division and Environmental Division volunteer opportunities include the Butterfly Club, Bluebird Box Team and the CDC Garden Team.