Mandate Eco Font on all Federal correspondence, reports, memoranda, and forms.
The "eco font" has microscopic holes in each letter, and saves in printing costs. The font could be loaded onto each Federal Government computer so that users would have it readily available when creating documents.
This idea falls under cost avoidance. DoD installations pay for waste disposal, and an in-vessel composter would pay for itself in less than 4-7 years (depending on solid waste disposal prices at each location).
The composter would also provide mulch and landscaping materials that would provide further cost... more »
The average estimates for installations that offer recycling is about 35% recycled. The goal is about 50%. In reality, we are federal employees and we know how to follow regulations. If recycling was required, we could make this percentage closer to 90% and provide HUGE cost avoidance savings.... more »
If there is a piece of equipment that requires non-rechargeables (or lithium) in order to perform properly, then require an exception to policy to be turned in with each purchase.
This would not cost the Federal Government any money to implement (outside of very minute administrative costs),... more »