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The 88th Air Base Wing Environmental Branch, aligned under the Civil Engineer Directorate, manages installation environmental compliance, conservation, pollution prevention, recycling and cultural resources protection programs for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The environmental team establishes systems and procedures to comply with applicable laws and regulations, minimize environmental risks, and ensure a commitment to environmental stewardship while executing base missions.
tabWPAFB earns Ohio's EPA Silver Level E3 Award 
Ohio EPA recognized Wright-Patterson AFB for its ongoing efforts in environmental stewardship. The base operates a recycling program that diverted more than 1,500 tons of solid waste from landfills through recycling and composting in 2014. They have made it a priority to purchase recycled-content items including ceiling tiles, carpet and office paper. The base is also preserving a rare 109-acre tall grass prairie and several wetlands located on the property.

View video of Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler visit to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to thank them for their efforts.  The base earned Ohio's EPA Silver Level E3 Award.
tabWright-Patt reinvigorates recycling program 
Base Recycling Center
to set-up centralized 'pods'

tabRecycling Mascot - CHUCK-IT 
The Air Force has a new moscot to help its recycling awarness campaign and fight against solid waste.

CHUCK-IT, the recycling mascot, targets children between the ages of 5 and 12 and is the lastes addition to the "Win the War Against Waste" tool kit - an outreach campaign developed to support the Air Force's worldwide environmental objectives for solid waste management.

To see a video of CHUCK-IT in the bedroom click here!
To see a video of CHUCK-IT on the playground click here!
tabThe Mission Starts HERE 
The Mission Starts HEREYour Mission Starts Here to "Win the War Against  Waste," a continuing Air Force environmental initiative aimed at reducing solid waste. The "Win the War Against Waste" campaign encourages each of us to do our best to recycle and divert waste from landfills, which facilitates the Air Force's sustainability mission. The theme for this campaign is "The Mission Starts Here!"  Click on the graphic to see a YouTube video!  
tabWPAFB Recycling Center Hours 
WPAFB RecyclingWright-Patterson Recycling Center accepts deliveries for the recycling yard for bulk metals and metal appliances weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Curbside drop-off for routine recyclables including cans, cardboard, paper, plastic bottles and oil can be done anytime behind the Recycling Center.   Click here for a Easy Guide to recycling at WPAFB. 
The Recycling Center is located in building 293 in area A underneath the water tower on Newark Street and Kuglics Boulevard.  For more information call 257-5060.
tabEnergy/Recycling Stories 
tabNatural Resources 
tabArea A Water Advisory Information 
tabCommunity Interaction 
The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Environmental Advisory Board meets quarterly to promote community awareness and obtain constructive community review and comment on current and proposed environmental actions across the installation. The "EAB" facilitates communication between base leadership, base environmental personnel and interested citizens of Greene County and surrounding communities. For more information on the organization's charter, activities and meeting minutes, visit the Environmental Advisory Board Fact Sheet

The next scheduled meeting is TBD.  
tabWright-Patterson Installation Restoration Documents 
tabCultural Resources 
tabCurrent EAs for Review 
tabHousing Program Environmental Impact Statement 
EIS: The Air Force is evaluating a range of alternatives for historic-eligible housing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and has developed a website to facilitate stakeholder and public participation in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The website (link provided above) includes project documents, studies and reports for public review, and access to public comment forms. 

tabPublic Review for Floodplain Activities 
No public notices at this time.

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tabContact Environmental Management
Environmental Branch Installation Management Division
88th Air Base Wing
1450 Littrell Road
Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 45433
(937) 257-5627
tabEnvironmental Management System (EMS)
tabEnvironmental Management
For documents on environmental compliance and restoration efforts at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, please visit the Wright State University Library, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435. Wright State University Library phone number is (937) 775-2525.
tabWright-Patterson AFB Drinking Water
tabEnergy Initiatives
Air Force Energy Initiatives
tabBlue acts of green
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