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Recycling contract turns trash to treasure

Capt. Lynn Thompson, the waste management officer for Joint Base Balad, Iraq, poses during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an Iraqi-run recycling center Thursday, July 11, on post. Thompson, a member of the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Indiana National Guard, helped to ensure the contract with the Iraqi-based Almandhour United Co., moved forward through the Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone initiative. The Air Force's Joint Contracting Command-Iraq also assisted with drawing up the contracts, which will allow the recycling center to ship more than a ton of aluminum, steel, cardboard and plastics products off JBB daily and sell them on the Iraqi market.



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This work, Recycling contract turns trash to treasure [Image 3 of 4], by SSG Les Newport, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.07.2008

Date Posted:07.12.2008 10:50

Photo ID:102377

VIRIN:080707-A-#####-001

Resolution:448x297

Size:112.34 KB

Location:BALAD, IQGlobe

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