Our small office received 2 catalogs. This seems to be a major waste of money producing the catalog and mailing. This catalog should be posted on the internet for easy access.
Showing 4 ideas for tag "eliminate paper use"
Allow government credit cards to be reconciled online. Instead of printing a hard copy, adding info to credit card statment by hand, purchaser sign it, supervisor review and sign, then to the credit card coordinator for review and input in to the Fiscal system. We use an online system for contracts, timesheets, and many other items - it seems it would save a major amount of time, and in the government time is money,... more »
In the early days of SSA, there were huge ribbon-style printers that received the daily print traffic. This printed hundreds of sheets that were manually torn apart and given to the appropriate person. This required excessive time, resources and manpower. Then someone had the great idea of a computer program (autoscup) that took all of the print jobs and converted them to a text file that could be emailed to any employee.... more »
In many cases, meetings take place that involve different agencies or field offices. If we encourage the use of webcasting for meetings we would save tax money by cutting back on printing costs, fuel, and employee time. Meeting materials would be sent via email before the meeting or shown in a presentation during the webcast. This would save dollars on printing materials to hand out in meetings. Also, by meeting through... more »