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Environmental Highlight

Tydall's Environmental Information

Welcome to Tyndall's Environmental Page!

This page provides information about Tyndall's green programs: recycling, water runoff and waste management. It also includes information about local wildlife as well as fishing and hunting.

"When one tugs at a single thing in Nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world," said John Muir.

Recycling Information

The Recycling Center is in charge of the recycling for the base. 24 hour recycling drop off areas are located behind the Class VI Shoppett and in front of Hager 3.

The following materials are picked up by the Recycling Center:

-White/Mixed Paper
-Shredded Paper (Must be bagged)
-Computer Paper (no carbon)
-Books (Paperback), Manuals, Magazines
-Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles

What can be turned in and where:

-Scrap Metal (Bldg. 6035)
-Metal Drums ("Triple Rinsed" if contained hazardous material)
-Lead-acid Batteries (Drop off at Bldg. 6035)
-Recyclables from home (Drop off at the 24 hour locations or place in cardboard trailers)
-Toner Cartridges (Drop off at Bldg. 421 Rm. 104)

What cannot be turned in:

-Serviceable/Useable Metal Furniture (Note: No item having reuse value can be accepted at the Recycling Center)
-Wooden Furniture
-Televisions/Audio Video Equipment
-Computer/Electronics Equipment
-Municipal Trash

Every year the 325th Civil Engineering Squadron hosts two recycling events:

Earth Day - April 22: The 325th CES partner with one of the local schools and the Child Development Center for Earth Day. They talk to students, teach them about the issues and have them participate in a poster contest and present prizes to the contest winners. They then set up outside of the Commissary and pass out literature while talking to base population about environmental issues.

America Recycles Day - Nov. 15: For Recycling Day the 325th CES spend the week prior dumpster diving at every dumpster on base. We remove, weigh and document the amount of recyclables we remove from the dumpsters. We also visit one of the local elementary schools and sponsor a class contest with the winning classes getting a trip to the recycling center on base and natural resources followed by a pizza party.

Contact the Recycling Center by calling 283-CANS (2267)