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    National Public Lands Day at NMCP [Image 18 of 26]

    National Public Lands Day at NMCP

    PORTSMOUTH, VA, UNITED STATES

    10.04.2018

    Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Laura Myers 

    Naval Medical Center - Portsmouth

    181004-N-IY469-034 – Cigarette butt recycling containers were installed to support the Cigarette Waste Recycling Program, in hopes of keeping them from littering the grounds around NMCP. The recycling process takes the filter, which is made of a white synthetic fiber called cellulose acetate, thoroughly cleans, melts and pelletizes it. They are then combines with other plastics and used for new plastic products such as shipping pallets and plastic lumber. The installation was in conjunction with the cleanup part of the National Public Lands Day observance, originally scheduled for Sept. 28 but moved to Oct. 4 due to Hurricane Florence.

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    Date Taken: 10.04.2018
    Date Posted: 10.10.2018 10:22
    Photo ID: 4807498
    VIRIN: 181004-N-IY469-034
    Resolution: 3150x2100
    Size: 876.06 KB
    Location: PORTSMOUTH, VA, US 

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