NASA RECYCLING AND SUSTAINABLE ACQUISITION (RSA)
By pursuing initiatives which enable environmentally sound mission success, NASA can continue to restore, to protect, and to enhance its mission resources. Initiatives such as waste diversion and the purchase of recycled-content, biobased content and other environmentally preferable products benefits the environment and demonstrates our commitment to environmental stewardship. NASA’s Lead Center for Recycling and Sustainable Acquisition (RSA) provides technical resources and program support for NASA Headquarters Environmental Management Division.
The 2013 Federal Green Challenge Awards
Federal Agencies are recognized through the Federal Green Challenge for outstanding efforts that go beyond regulatory compliance and strive for annual improvements of five percent or more in selected target areas. NASA is a national awards winner of two 2013 Federal Green Challenge Awards: Highest Overall Level of Performance (recycling) and Improvement by Target Area (solid waste diversion - composting).