INTEGRATED RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 5134.01 and 4715.1E, this issuance:
• Establishes policy, assigns responsibility, and prescribes procedures to implement integrated solid waste management (ISWM) through waste prevention and recycling. These programs will reduce the generation or volume of solid waste for disposal and the impact of DoD activities on the environment in accordance with Section 2577 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.); Part 172 of Title 32, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR); the goals and objectives of Section 6941a of Title 42, U.S.C.; and Executive Order (E.O.) 13693.
• Establishes the DoD ISWM Working Group.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance:
a. Applies to:
(1) The Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this issuance as the "DoD Components").
(2) All DoD facilities and organizations in the United States (U.S.), including installations; government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) facilities; and DoD Components that are a host of or tenant on any DoD facility.
(3) All DoD facilities outside the U.S., if consistent with applicable international agreements and final governing standards (FGSs) issued for host nations or DoD 4715.05-G (also known and referred to in this issuance as the Overseas Environmental Baseline Guidance Document (OEBGD) where no FGSs have been issued).
(4) Offices in leased government or commercial space that will follow building owner requirements.
b. Does not apply to:
(1) Operations of U.S. military vessels or aircraft.
(2) Contingency basing and operational and training deployments, including cases of hostilities and hazardous areas, and when U.S. forces are operating as part of a multi-national force not under full control of the U.S.