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Many electronic devices contain hazardous materials that can cause environmental damage when sent to landfills. The Postal Service's BlueEarth Recycling Program makes it convenient and safe for agencies to dispose of electronic waste.
Bill Doucette, head of Federal Sector Sales at the U.S. Postal Service, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the agency's programs and services.
April 3, 2012
Tags: acquisition , contracting , procurement , Bill Doucette , US Postal Service , federal market , GSA schedule , express delivery , priority mail , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf
Recent GAO testimony highlights the need for more attention to how computers, electronics are recycled once they're too old for agency use.
Tags: green government , management , technology , IT , acquisition policy , acquisition , contracting , policy , EPA , GSA , National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship , Energy Star , EPEAT , electronic product environmental assessment tool , Martha Johnson , Lisa Jackson , Nancy Sutley , Ruben Gomez
Hundreds of artists and art enthusiasts are expected to fill Carroll Creek Linear Park this weekend, but their trash is not destined for the county landfill.
A Fairfax County incinerator handles a million tons of garbage a year and produces enough energy to light 80,000 homes. Now the county has to decide whether to buy one of the largest incinerators in the country from the company that owns it.
The City of Laurel has launched a pilot program in the Patuxent Glen neighborhood to track recycling by scanning a bar code on recycling bins.
A New Market family is becoming more environmentally friendly after the producers of "The Oprah Show" captured their un-green ways on video.
A pilot program would create a volume-based or weight-based system, where customers are charged more for throwing away more trash, and less for recycling more.