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Reduce, Re-use, Re-cycle: Ellsworth's Hazmart

Keith Leblond, the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron Hazmart warehouse technician, opens a bucket of paint to be disposed of at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 4, 2018. The household hazardous materials program is not available at every Air Force installation, and has only been implemented at Ellsworth for a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Keith Leblond, the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron Hazmart warehouse technician, opens a bucket of paint to be disposed of at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 4, 2018. The household hazardous materials program is not available at every Air Force installation, and has only been implemented at Ellsworth for a year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Kavanagh, the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron central storage non-commissioned officer in charge, receives cleaning liquids at the Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Hazmart, on Dec. 4, 2018. Members from the 28th LRS provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals. All hazardous materials delivered to Hazmart are logged and managed with barcode tracking, allowing the staff to keep track of incoming and outgoing materials and monitor the expiration dates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Tech. Sgt. Timothy Kavanagh, the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron central storage non-commissioned officer in charge, receives cleaning liquids at the Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Hazmart, on Dec. 4, 2018. Members from the 28th LRS provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals. All hazardous materials delivered to Hazmart are logged and managed with barcode tracking, allowing the staff to keep track of incoming and outgoing materials and monitor the expiration dates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

The Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Hazmart is a facility where Airmen can pick up or drop off household chemicals, as well as receive household items for free. Professionals from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of unwanted household chemicals instead of dumping harmful materials in places they don’t belong like down the drain or in the trash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

The Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Hazmart is a facility where Airmen can pick up or drop off household chemicals, as well as receive household items for free. Professionals from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of unwanted household chemicals instead of dumping harmful materials in places they don’t belong like down the drain or in the trash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

An Airman searches for household cleaning supplies at the Hazmart on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Professionals from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals, as well as receive other items for free. Since its opening in January 2018, the Hazmart has issued around 150 individual items and received more than 230 others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

An Airman searches for household cleaning supplies at the Hazmart on Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Professionals from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals, as well as receive other items for free. Since its opening in January 2018, the Hazmart has issued around 150 individual items and received more than 230 others. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron Hazmart provides a safe and environmentally friendly way for Airmen to dispose of unwanted household chemicals at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Airmen can pick up items like paint, carpet cleaner and caulk as well. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

The 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron Hazmart provides a safe and environmentally friendly way for Airmen to dispose of unwanted household chemicals at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. Airmen can pick up items like paint, carpet cleaner and caulk as well. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Professionals from the 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron Hazmart provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The Hazmart brochure covers everything that is accepted and items that are considered hazardous and not accepted. A hazardous material is any item or chemical which is a health or physical hazard to people, plants or animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Professionals from the 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron Hazmart provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen to dispose of their unwanted household chemicals at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The Hazmart brochure covers everything that is accepted and items that are considered hazardous and not accepted. A hazardous material is any item or chemical which is a health or physical hazard to people, plants or animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Airmen from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. to dispose of unwanted household chemicals, as well as receive items like paint and carpet cleaner for free. Anyone with base access can pick up or drop off accepted items. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Airmen from the 28th Logistics Readiness Squadron provide a safe and environmentally-friendly way for Airmen at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. to dispose of unwanted household chemicals, as well as receive items like paint and carpet cleaner for free. Anyone with base access can pick up or drop off accepted items. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Keith Leblond, the 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron Hazmart warehouse technician, opens a drum to dispose of expired paint at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 4, 2018. Latex Paint is considered a hazardous material, which is any item that is a health or physical hazard to people, plants, or animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

Keith Leblond, the 28th Logistic Readiness Squadron Hazmart warehouse technician, opens a drum to dispose of expired paint at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., Dec. 4, 2018. Latex Paint is considered a hazardous material, which is any item that is a health or physical hazard to people, plants, or animals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michella Stowers)

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