• (Left to right) Rosanna Barbafieri from AAMPS Livorno  explains to Janine Wick the exact procedure for large waste disposal during Earth Day celebrations at Camp Darby, April 22.

    Trash gone with a call

    (Left to right) Rosanna Barbafieri from AAMPS Livorno explains to Janine Wick the exact procedure for large waste disposal during Earth Day celebrations at Camp Darby, April 22.

  • (Left to right) Francesco Cambioni from GEOFOR Pisa explains to U.S. Army Garrison Livorno Command Sgt. Maj. Felix Rodriguez the use of the "rifiutometro", by selecting the image of what needs to be disposed it will show the exact  disposing procedures for that specific item. GEOFOR joined the Camp Darby Community in celebrating Earth Day April 22.

    Spin the wheel to recycle

    (Left to right) Francesco Cambioni from GEOFOR Pisa explains to U.S. Army Garrison Livorno Command Sgt. Maj. Felix Rodriguez the use of the "rifiutometro", by selecting the image of what needs to be disposed it will show the exact disposing procedures...

  • Staff Sgt. McCrea looks at some of the protected flora at Camp Darby during an Earth Day event.

    Don't pick the flowers

    Staff Sgt. McCrea looks at some of the protected flora at Camp Darby during an Earth Day event.

CAMP DARBY, Italy- The world celebrates the 40th Earth Day April 22.

It is an opportunity to emphasize what we can do in our daily routine to protect the environment. Trash companies GEOFOR Pisa and AAMPS Livorno representatives met with servicemembers and their families at Camp Darby to explain the Italian recycling process, as well as the services they provide to help the citizens in properly dispose their trash.

"We are glad we had the possibility to be here today to make the trash and recycle process clearer to our customers," said Rosanna Barbafieri from AAMPS Livorno.

"In particular we want to highlight our new initiative on large waste items disposal." Janine Wick, US Army Garrison Livorno employee said she was glad she finally found out how easy it is to get rid of old furniture.

"AAMPS is just a phone call away," said Wick. "In fact they told me all I have to do is make a phone call, and they will set an appointment to pick up my large waste items."

Pis Letizia Filindeu, US Army Garrison Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Office explains even dividing the waste is an important step towards a possible recycle process. GEOFOR and AAMPS also clarified the different use of the various trash collectors that can commonly be found on Italian roads.

"To me it is very important to recycle," said Jimmy Roddy, US Army Garrison Livorno Director of Sports and Fitness. "Our natural resources won't last forever and this is an easy step we can take towards protecting our planet."

Italian Base Commander Col. Raffaele Iubini added he was glad the Installation had the opportunity once again to participate in this increasingly important event.

"We could not miss this opportunity to meet with the local agencies for trash collection and get more and more educated on nature respect," Iubini said. "Camp Darby Community responded with enthusiasm."

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