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Too much Paper So little Time

I can think of more than a few ways we could reduce paper in our work environment with regard to FOIA. I believe I would make one or two copies instead of making four copies of the FOIA responses or as you said, "send it via email" to the appropriate parties. However, I notice when I view edits it makes more sense to see it when it's tangible when you can sit and discuss your changes and edits.

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Save the Paper: Annoy Electrons Instead

We all tend to use a lot of paper, which costs money and clogs up the environment - and much of it is completely unnecessary. Most of us use databases every day, which can be used to house the documents we need without printing, yet many of us insist on printing anyway. The National Archives has put forth the requirements of record keeping (see "Agency Recordkeeping Requirements"), which tell us only that we must keep... more »

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Double sided printing requirement

The Federal Government should set a mandatory policy of requiring its employees to print double sided paper every single time a document is printed. This would save money, energy and help the environment. It could be accomplished simply by changing automatic default settings on each government PC to two sided printing, and, if it is technologically possible, eliminate one sided printing in the settings altogether. Therefore,... more »

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