Recycling contract turns trash into treasure
Sheikh Saad Hasan Altememy, a local leader near Balad, Iraq, confers with Air Force Brig. Gen. Brian Bishop July 11during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for an Iraqi-run recycling center at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. The recycling center will provide 30 jobs to local Iraqis and assist current efforts to sort through daily garbage collection on base for recyclables. The recyclables will then be shipped off base and sold for profit on the Iraqi market. General Bishop is the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander and installation commander.
U.S. Army photo/Sgt. Robert G. Cooper III
October 19, 2012
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