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Make a difference: understanding Pendleton’s recycling program

Although recycling participation is high on base, the man-hours that are used to extract trash from recycled products are excessive. Pendleton officials are asking base occupants to be aware of good recycling habits in order for its benefits to be truly effective.



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This work, Make a difference: understanding Pendleton’s recycling program [Image 4 of 6], by Cpl Michelle Brinn, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.05.2012

Date Posted:03.06.2012 15:42

Photo ID:536223

VIRIN:120305-M-#####-002

Resolution:5401x3601

Size:7.59 MB

Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

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