• Satellite Accumulation Area Training

    Satellite Accumulation Area Training

  • This is what Right Looks Like!

    This is what Right Looks Like!

  • Hazardous Waste team moving barrels

    Hazardous Waste team moving barrels

  • Make sure your barrels have accurate labels

    Make sure your barrels have accurate labels

  • Environmental Operations Management Training

    Environmental Operations Management Training

Environmental Training

Environmental Training options JBLM Environmental Division has multiple trainings to offer:

Asbestos Management Training

Battalion Executive Officer Course

Building Energy Monitor Training

Company Commander/First Sergeants Course

EESOH-MIS Training: Second Monday of each month

Environmental Operations Management (EOM) Course and Refresher Training Dates

Fish & Wildlife Range Training


Recycling/Sustainability Overview Training

Spill Response Training

Unit Environmental Awareness Training


Directions to Environmental Education Conference Center (E2C2)

Directions To Environmental Services, Building 9679

Directions to Environmental Services, Building 1210

Environmental Training classes

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Hazardous Materials

Environmental specialists are available to meet with you and discuss your hazardous material needs. Some of the ways they can support your environmental program are:

  • EESOH-MIS Support for requesting products on JBLM
  • Environmental Compliance Assessment Support
  • Environmental Operating Permit Support: Coordination and Audit Support
  • Environmental Training Support
  • Hazardous Materials Storage Standards and Authorized Use List (AUL) Management
  • Operational Area Walk-throughs prior to inspection
  • Product Lifecycle Management Support, Records Management Support
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Hazardous Waste

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is the primary regulatory driver for hazardous waste (HW) management. Passed in 1976 and amended twice in the early 1980's, Congress established the following goals for RCRA:

•Protect human health and the environment from the potential dangers of waste disposal

•Conserve energy and natural resources through waste recycling and recovery

•Reduce the amount of waste generated

•Ensure that wastes are managed in an environmentally sound manner

Other laws exist to protect the public and the health of employees in the workplace from the hazards associated with the management and transportation of HW. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) mandates include the regulatory requirements for Hazard Communication Standards and the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Worker Protection Standard. The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates the transportation of Hazardous Waste.

Household Hazardous Waste Flyer

Hazardous Waste Management Program Brochure

Rear Detachment Haz Waste Management flyer

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Sustainable acquisition, also known as green procurement, refers to a collection of specific legal requirements applicable to federal agencies. Agencies are directed to give procurement preference to certain environmentally preferable products and services that have a positive or less negative impact on human health and the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose.

Advantages of sustainable acquisition can include:

  • Improved health and safety
  • Reduced liability
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Cost, labor, and operational savings
  • Improved efficiency
  • Increased durability and service life


Sustainable Acquisition Resources

JBLM Guide to Sustainable Acquisition for Construction is found in the Public Works Design Standards.

JBLM Environmental SharePoint (CAC access)

Army Sustainable Design and Development Policy

DoD Sustainable Procurement Program

Federal Green Procurement Compilation

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Environmental Management System

The JBLM Environmental Management System is structured using ISO 14001 standards. Each participating organization is required to support annual objectives and targets that align with sustainability goals, and provide ownership and engagement by those responsible for daily operations. These objectives and targets are approved by the Installation Sustainability Board, chaired by the Joint Base Garrison Commander.

To ensure participation from the units, the Environmental Operating Permit program was developed. Units are given a customized EOP that organizes all of their environmental requirements and makes compliance with environmental laws and regulations easier on the unit.

EMS Pocket Guide- handout

JBLM Environmental Policy
JBLM Environmental Training Slides
General Awareness Training for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Environmental Management Program and Installation Sustainability Program is linked above. Please use these slides to provide current environmental information to your staff.

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