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Department of Defense

High Effiency Hand Dryers

High Efficiency hand dryers should be required by all federal agencies in order to save significant amounts of money on janitorial services contracts as well as maintain compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The use of automatic hand dryers can significantly reduce the amount of paper towels used in public restrooms, which can lead to significant reductions in operating cost, waste, and the overall impact... more »

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Make all Federal Government facilities non-tobacco campuses

Restaurants, bars, hospitals, school campuses, state offices, other business have gone NO SMOKING. Smoking causes: dependency, cancer, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, bad breath, yellow fingers, wrinkles, is a major risk factor for heart problems/ stroke. More deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined.... more »

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Stop Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco

Cigarettes and other Tobacco products have no known health benefits. Their use by military members has no benefit and works against many other savings-related priorities such as healthcare for active and retired personnel.

The DOD should prohibit the sale of tobacco products on all of its installations, especially outside of combat zones. It will take a long time to eradicate tobacco use from the military, but it is... more »

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