Earth Day: 'Conserve Today - Secure Tomorrow'

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WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Every April 22, Air Force installations around the world observe Earth Day by taking actions to enhance sustainability and support the Air Force's Earth Day theme of "Conserve Today - Secure Tomorrow."

This year, the Air Force is highlighting sustainability programs, including energy conservation and use of renewable energy sources. Other programs include: effective water resource management, pollution prevention, reduction in the use of hazardous chemicals and use of innovative environmentally-friendly technologies in design, construction, landscaping and facilities sustainment, restoration and modernization.

To learn more about the Air Force’s Earth Day activities, visit the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Earth Day page here.

(Information courtesy of Air Force Public Affairs Agency and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center)