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Raytheon Diné site earns Zero Waste certification

New Mexico facility honored for environmental stewardship

FARMINGTON, N.M., Aug. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Diné facility has been named a Zero Waste site by Green Business Certification Inc., a national organization that evaluates and recognizes excellence in sustainability. Located on the Navajo Nation near Farmington, Raytheon Diné was honored for its environmental efforts, sustainability programs and overall waste management.

More than 90 percent of Raytheon Diné employees are members of the Navajo Nation.

"Waste reduction, reuse and recycling are top environmental priorities for Raytheon," said Ronald D. Walser, Raytheon Diné Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability manager. "Improving our environmental footprint is an important and consistent goal for Diné and influences everything we do."

The Navajo Nation recently recognized the Raytheon Diné site for 30 years of partnership. More than 90 percent of the site's 214 employees are members of the Navajo Nation. The facility has a $2.8 million annual economic impact to the region.

To learn more about the importance of sustainability at Raytheon and other initiatives across the enterprise, visit Raytheon Corporate Responsibility: Sustainability.

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Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I® products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

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