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Department of Veterans Affairs

shredded confidential document waste for Biomass boilers

The Chillicothe VAMC has a new Biomass boiler/generator. It uses shredded wood to power it. Could future Biomass boilers/generators be configured to accept the shredded confidential documents/paper as fuelas well? The disposal costs of the shredded paper should be reduced. Less shredded wood would need to be purchased.

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Department of Defense

Require GS pay for federal contractors

All contractors, whether production, services, R&D or otherwise, that charge to a federal contract should be earning no more than an equivalent GS employee. For example, when I was a brand new GS-13 earning $81K/yr, including all locality pay, my job was to negotiate federal contracts with a person, with the same qualifications, at a large contractor who earned $250K/yr plus bonuses and stock options, as verified with... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Cut contracts, save money

I recently tried to order some file folders. On Amazon.com, these folders were $50.00. When I went to our supply person to order the folders, I was told that due to an outside contract, the same folders would cost $600.00!!!!! Unbelievable rip-off - I bought the folders myself. End these ridculous contracts - nobody but the contractors benefit

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Department of Commerce

Stop Hiring Contractors to Provide Flu Shots

Contractors provide flu shots to feds at a cost to the government and at a cost to the employee. Instead, provide feds with a coupon or other discount to get the shots at the nearby CVS/Walgreens. This would save money to the government by not having to pay the contracting company and would save money to the employee since often the shots at CVS/Walgreens are cheaper than offered through the contractor.

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