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Department of Homeland Security

Government Savings

if you accept and encourage the use of digital signatures, you will eliminate the need for so much printed paper. the need for continuing to find more NARA space will be reduced because now you will be saving a electronic storage device i.e. DVD/Tape instead of storage boxes.
so no need to print out paper: toner, printer, recycling, buying NARA boxes, having to ship them to storage, plus the space savings at NARA all... more »

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General Services Administration

Combine supply systems

How many supply systems does the Gov't use? There is GSA, but agencies have there own supply departments. From this Save web page, I found that NASA contacts with Lockheed for their supplies. One may think that by using the whole contracting power of the USA that the best deal could be made since the gov't would be buying in volume. Advantages are getting a better price due to a good bargining position due to the... more »

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Legislative Branch

Monitor vs Paper

This idea is in regards to the Social Security Administration case workers in the field offices. As a case worker I believe that the benefits to getting a second monitor would be advantageous in our “Go Green” initiative by reducing our carbon footprint and increasing the efficiency of production. However, the following are preliminary numbers that I have come up with for our office here in Georgetown.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Reduce supply and paper waste by charging for it

Paper and supply waste might be reduced by making each individual organization (i.e., the branch, department or section) responsible for paying for what they use. Awareness of these costs at the user level could make conservation a consideration. Additionally, it would allow these organizations to develop methods for reducing waste that will be successful in their particular work environment. For example, a small office... more »

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