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Environmental Protection Agency

Reduce Costs Associated with Storage of Paper Files

Agency-wide, EPA is spending in the neighborhood of $1,000,000.00 per year to store paper records. EPA Region 3's portion of that overall cost is approximately $75,000.00 annually (7.5%). While we cannot reasonably expect to reach a paper storage cost of $0.00, I believe the federal government as a whole could realize significant savings through a presidential or congressional mandate stating that electronic records... more »

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General Services Administration

Digital (foot)Prints

Have IT set everyone's printing preferences to default to "print to PDF". It will automatically prompt individuals to save digital files to to their computer; people will have to make a conscious effort to physically print something. This effort will save on paper, ink and energy costs for printers. Also, hard copy files necessitate storage space. Less paper will allow for more compact workstations and less storage... more »

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