When employees print, use duplex printing!
When employees take notes, write on both sides!
If the Agency distributes monthly Posters to hang up in the building, print 2 months at a time. Flip the poster over after the first month.
When an employee gives a presentation, use the "white space" on each side of... more »
Save the government time & money! We can even reduce privacy violations by eliminating the need for information to be recorded or transferred via paper.
This can be accomplished in the following ways:
-Discontinue use of paper encounters which record information when a patient checks in for an appointment by implementing an electronic device(lap top, tough book, ipad) to record this information... more »
Travel pay should be authorized when going from one state to another for referred care or one VA to another for referred care, but we should not be paying people to come and see their doctor. This is an abuse of our system and we... more »
While we're working hard to "Go Green", we seem to be lacking on one department.
Education in the federal workforce uses tens of thousands sheets of paper each day. The expense tot he people, and more importantly to the Veterans is astronomical. I have personally used an entire box of paper for one training... more »
The time spent travelling, in additional to the mileage and hotels required, cost the Federal Government millions of dollars yearly.
Videoteleconferencing is a very effective method of communication and is commonly used in the private sector.
The advances in automation now allow ROs and Area Offices to see the same listings and documents... more »
To eliminate the waste of taxpayer money government wide and run the federal benefit programs with more efficiency and save money:
(1) Identify U.S. Federal Agencies programs that provide federal benefits, aid or entitlement programs.
(2) Determine policy requirements for benefit eligibility for individuals incarcerated in federal prisons.
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The Federal Government should not hire employees just because they meet a quota.
I've seen too many employees hired to meet a targeted category, who were totally unable to do the job. Some were eventually terminated, some still working.
By getting the best qualified candidates, we would cut out the waste in money used to train, and give the American Taxpayers the Federal Government that they expect and deserve.