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Earth Day Hackathon Helps the Government Go Green

Earth Day Hackathon Helps the Government Go Green

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Since taking office, President Obama has made creating a more sustainable federal government one of his most important priorities. As the government’s leading supplier of utilities, buildings, vehicles and technology, GSA also has unique opportunities to protect our environment. That...
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GSA’s Energy Saving Projects Save Taxpayers Money

GSA’s Energy Saving Projects Save Taxpayers Money

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Today, during our Earth Day celebration, I had the pleasure of accepting an energy rebate check for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) in the amount of $12,645.  The rebate was for a GSA’s energy saving project to replace over...
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GSA Acts on Climate

GSA Acts on Climate

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In June 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40 percent. Since 2008, GSA has supported the President’s efforts by cutting the agency’s carbon footprint nearly 30 percent, saving agencies and...
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GSA Headquarters Celebrates Earth Day

GSA Headquarters Celebrates Earth Day

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Editor’s Note: As steward to over 1500 Federal buildings — including many irreplaceable historic buildings in low-lying and other at-risk areas — the U.S. General Services Administration is sensitive to the threat of climate change. Fortunately, as the government’s leading...
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GSA Driving Toward A More Energy Efficient Federal Fleet

GSA Driving Toward A More Energy Efficient Federal Fleet

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The 45th annual Earth Day celebration will take place on April 22 and the GSA’s Office of Motor Vehicle Management (MVM) is excited to highlight some of the many ways it has promoted energy efficiency throughout the federal fleet. Here...
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GSA Outlines Next Steps for Electronic Stewardship

GSA Outlines Next Steps for Electronic Stewardship

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Today marks Earth Day around the world, and on this day we focus on the challenges affecting our planet and how we can ease our impact on the environment. One of the ways we can improve the environment is the...
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Creating Green and Sustainable Landscapes across the Midwest

Creating Green and Sustainable Landscapes across the Midwest

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Practices help the agency save money on landscaping costs Over the past few years, property management teams at federal buildings across the Great Lakes Region have worked hard to reduce costs by integrating sustainability in everything we do. While these...
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