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Aug. 6, 2019

DSCC talks trash

DSCC Environmental Division is focused on reducing solid waste diversion for the installation. The installation minimizes solid waste generation through source reduction, recycling, reuse or composting. The Environmental Division has made it easy for associates to participate in assist in meeting its goals and help the environment while also providing tips for continued efforts at home.

June 5, 2019

DSCC and the Environmental Division

The environment is a focus for many June observances such as World Environment Day, Nature Photography Day and National Pollinator Week. Environment conservation is an ongoing effort at the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

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 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 1, 2019

Small steps lead to lasting impact – MWR makes commitment to associates and the environment

MWR rolled out their latest commitment to the workforce and environment - Eco Promises. Throughout the year, associates may notice changes within the various MWR retail operations. Some changes will take place behind the scenes. For associates looking to take a more active, hands-on role, there are volunteer options to assist the installation with its environmental commitment.