Showing 6 ideas for tag "save gas"

Department of Defense

Turn off IDLE Engines

The Military base I currently work on has a Civilian police force that utilize large SUVs (Chevy Suburbans) and pickup trucks. These vehicles are always on and running even when officers are away from vehicles. Whether a few minutes or thirty minutes. This idling causes heat damage (wear/tear) to the engine and vehicle components as well as gasoline use. It seems we could save a lot of money by just turning them off.... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

The price of gas!

It should be a requirement that if teleconferencing is available travel by govt vehicle be prohibited. Wear and tear on vehicles would be reduced or eliminated as well as the waste of time driving (or flying) to another location.

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Department of Agriculture

One More Day - the 32 Hour Work Week

Emphasize the option and benefits of working a 32 hour week (4 8-hour days) and cut salary costs by over 20%.

Many employees are unaware they are eligible to work this part-time schedule which would cut salary expenses by over 20% and give employees an extra day off. Permanent part-time employees still maintain almost all benefits and a part-time year is equal to a full-time year when calculating retirement tenure!... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Nursing Supervisor/ retired AFR

I suggest that patient care services give all inpatient nursing staff the option to work 6 twelve hours shifts equaling a 72 hour pay period instead of working 10 eight hours shifts equaling an 80 hour pay period. This would save on gas, and save the VA tons money . This move would bring the VA in step with all other Health care facilities in the area. You would have happier nurses and this would reflect in the care... more »

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