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Department of Veterans Affairs

"Freecycling" unneeded/unused equipment

An example: my clinical microbiology lab was in emergent need for a CO2 incubator. We had no money in our budget to purchase a new one, so I made calls and discovered Research had one in storage which they gave us on prolonged loan.

We need a federal "Craig's List" or "Freecycle" type of system where people could list unneeded but useable equipment and supplies, and others could "shop" there before purchasing duplicates.... more »

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Department of the Treasury

Federal Employee Equipment (Disabilities)

When Federal employee's with disabilities retire, they leave behind some Government furnished equipment and software. Many times it is not re-usable or cost to much to refurbish. The Government is then left with disposal cost of hardware. My recommendation is to have executive order allowing Agencies to transfer ownership of the equipment that is not reusable, is wanted by those individuals, and would otherwise leave... more »

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