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 »
After following the Congressional debates on solving our national debt crisis and reading over the ideas posted on SAVE, I have concluded I would rather have multiple SAVE ideas implemented than any proposed by Congress. Seems that Federal employees are better at tackling our national debt than elected officials.
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.
(3)... more »
slowly transition from the use of plastic bags in commisaries and BX (base exchanges) worldwide. This transition should take 3 to 5 years. As a transition incintive, give a small discount to individuals who utilize reusable shopping bags (2 or 3%). This environmental and cost savings is already inacted in the privates sector by such companies as Aldies, Sams and Costco.