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Training Binders Opt In Only

It seems as though every time I go to a training class, I get a large plastic binder full of paper that is destined to sit in my filing cabinet unused after the class is over. In the worst case scenario, it's just a printout of the Powerpoint slides with some space on the side for notes. This seems ridiculous when it would be much easier to e-mail students the .ppt file. In any case, the binders seem outdated, and I think... more »

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Inmate Pay is a waist of $$ Paper 2.6 million copies each year

1. Paper waist 2.6 million pieces a year

I work for the Bureau of Prisons and we currently have 217,000 inmates all of which are required to work a job. Every month we calculate pay on the computer for the inmates and every month we print pay sheets. So that is 217,000 pieces of paper every month, 2,604,000 pieces of paper every year and the number is growing. Which is just a waist of paper not including the ink... more »

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Save over 2,000,000 pieces of paper annually

Every month the BOP prints a pay sheet for inmate pay. Since there is over 200,000 + inmates in the BOP, and the number is growing. All of the inmates are supposed to work while in prison that adds up to a lot of paper and ink. The pay is figured on the computer and the money is electronically deposited in the inmate trust fund/ IPP account. The only reason for printing the pay sheet is to show the inmate what he/she... more »

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