Going Green

Learn how to separate trash, recycle and go green.

Welcome to Stuttgart: Recycling and eco-labels in Germany

How to sort trash, recycle and go green with environmentally friendly products in Germany.

July 17, 2018 ×
Doing your part to save the garrison’s energy bill?

Doing your part to save the garrison’s energy bill?

Making a few small changes to your daily doings could make a big difference to sustainability—and the Army’s energy bill!

July 12, 2018 ×
How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

These event recycling tips will help you keep cleaner and greener with ease by helping you reduce waste at the source.

May 24, 2018 ×
Commissaries routinely recycle, divert waste, conserve resources

Commissaries routinely recycle, divert waste, conserve resources

Since 2005, commissaries have recycled or diverted almost 1.6 billion pounds of waste from landfills all around the world.

April 20, 2018 ×
Hold the salt when clearing icy sidewalks in Germany

Hold the salt when clearing icy sidewalks in Germany

In Stuttgart and Böblingen off-post, an ordinance regulates how residents can clear icy sidewalks.

December 6, 2017 ×
Summer in Germany: Wasps, bees and hornets

Summer in Germany: Wasps, bees and hornets

Wasps are very common insects during summertime, however, it is not permissible to kill insects by law in Germany.

June 13, 2017 ×
Stuttgart goes paperless for ICE comments

Stuttgart goes paperless for ICE comments

USAG Stuttgart eliminated the use of paper Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) comment cards throughout the garrison.

May 18, 2017 ×
Going Green: Stuttgart’s Green Boot Program

Going Green: Stuttgart’s Green Boot Program

The Green Boot program recognizes organizations for taking steps to reduce waste and preserve resources.

May 17, 2017 ×
DIY Spring Cleaning – the natural way

DIY Spring Cleaning – the natural way

Instead of buying disinfectants, window cleaners, furniture polish and other cleaning agents, why not make your own?

April 17, 2017 ×
Cracking windows for a few minutes per day helps circulate air and mitigates the growth of mold, but leaving a window above a heater for longer than that is a waste of energy.

Save money at work or home with winter energy conservation

Remember, portable heating devices are not allowed for use in garrison facilities.

January 30, 2017 ×
Battery boxes, like this one standing guard outside the exit to the Panzer Commissary, are the right way to dispose of old dry cell batteries like D, AA, AAA and 9 volt. Photo by John Reese, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Public Affairs.

Dead batteries don’t go in household trash

Battery disposal options for car batteries, household batteries and more.

January 27, 2017 ×
The photo depicts a scoreboard announcing fine dust alert in Stuttgart at Heilbronner Strasse.  According to the city of Stuttgart, the fine dust season is now set between Oct. 15 and April 15, 2018. Photo courtesy of city of Stuttgart/LeifPiechowski.

What is a Fine Dust Alert in Stuttgart?

In the event of a fine dust alert, special fine dust public transportation priced tickets are offered.

October 5, 2016 ×
A bird's eye view shows the 42-acre solar array located at White Sands Missile Range that helped save over $2 million dollars in energy costs. The solar array officially began producing energy in December 2012 and since provided energy-saving costs of six figures every year. Photo Credit: Adriana Salas, ATEC.

Army reaches $1 billion in energy-saving projects

In less than five years, the Army has engaged in 127 energy-saving projects that now exceed $1 billion in investments.

August 16, 2016 ×
Sustainable tourism in the Alpine region of Germany

Sustainable tourism in the Alpine region of Germany

Germany is placing particular focus on greening the economy in the region, including from a tourism perspective.

July 14, 2016 ×
Commissaries ‘go green’ every day

Commissaries ‘go green’ every day

Commissaries reduce environmental footprint through recycling, food donations, and environmentally friendly products.

May 4, 2016 ×