ciplinary and has a heavy technology focus. It exploits opportunities to choose environmentally preferable alternatives presented by each of the roles it fulfills in society. It also exploits the opportunities government has to find and support environmentally preferable choices through a comprehensive program of educating team members about the opportunities presented by their jobs, establishing internal goals and objectives designed to improve the environmental performance of Air Force operations, instituting a series of metrics and scorecards to measure performance, and implementing an investment strategy. Goals are defined and measurable and, to the extent possible, reflect a systems-based approach. It will thus be possible to measure progress over time. In this way, the Air Force offers a model for applying industrial ecology concepts in the short term across a complex organizational structure.



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