Nothing Goes to Waste

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Mr. Cesar Vasquez, a tractor operator with Del-Jen Inc., checks the temperature of a compost pile at Laughlin’s compost facility located near the combat arms training area here. The compost of soil, horse manure, grass clippings and branches is reclaimed and used around the base to reutilize natural resources, just one of the guidelines to be covered by the upcoming Air Education and Training Command Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment Management Program April 20 through 24. “The compost facility has helped Laughlin achieve “Tree City USA” status for 15 straight years and just in time for Earth Day, April 22,” said Ramon Flores, an environmental engineer with the 47th Installation Support Squadron (Provisional). (U.S. Air Force Photo by Ron Scharven)

PHOTO BY: Ron Scharven
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