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AFSO 21 results! 110 FW TSgt uses "6S" principles to optimize new hazmat pharmacy recycling operation

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy

April-May 2009 -- TSgt Patrick Weatherbee used AFSO 21 "6S" Principles of "Sort, Straighten, Shine, Safety, Standardize, and Sustain," to centralize, improve, and expand recycling options in building 6906, 110th Fighter Wing Hazmart Pharmacy. 

TSgt Weatherbee Significantly improved efficiency of recycling operations, by creating a highly efficient, safe, customer friendly recycling process. He neatly arranged recycling bins in the hazmart pharmacy with sample materials glued to outside of each bin that quickly and clearly show customers "what goes where."

TSgt Weatherbee improved recycling safety by removing significant clutter from the area and separating incompatible materials. TSgt Weatherbee's new streamlined system will significantly improve speed of return of recycling funds to base MWR programs, by making it faster and easier to accumulate materials and then outsource them from one location.

Lt Col James W. Kiel, LRS/CC, was complimentary of the efforts of TSgt Weatherbee, stating "Pat went all out on this effort and the results show it, the Wing now has a very efficient recycling center."

Lt Col Jeffrey Webster, JFHQ-MI/DS/AFSO21 stated, "This is a great example of very straightforward, valuable, and leveragable application of basic AFSO 21 principles..that can be used to improve any Air Force operation." "My hat is off to TSgt Weatherbee."

Hazmat Pharmacy is now arranged for easy drop-off recycling of printer cartridges, used un-classified CDs* and DVDs*, old pagers**, and used cellular telephones**. Forty different types of batteries are acceptable including expired/un-useable laptop batteries**, cell phone batteries**, cordless power tool batteries**, as well as all types and sizes of alkaline and non-alkaline batteries. Where: Building 6906, 45 Spitfire Street. When? Tues-F: 09:00 to 16:00 Drill Weekends: Sat/Sun 10:00-15:00 Hazmart Phone: x3339

Foot Notes:
*Generator is responsible for following all CD/DVD recycling/content protection guidelines, and all USAF and DoD information protection guidelines. Scratch data storage surface of all CDs/DVDs, prior to recycling.. Do not recycle classified or sensitive CDs/DVDs, or data storage CDs/DVDs, at hazmart pharmacy.

**Generator is responsible for following all applicable USAF communication and equipment accounting and life cycle procedures, prior to turning in any communication related equipment for recycling. See Comm Squadron first before recycling any USAF communication equipment, batteries, cell phones, etc.