Government Waste

How does the government waste money? Let us count the ways
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News flash: government is inefficient. In the latest version of its annual report on government efficiency and effectiveness, the Government Accountability Office identified 92 actions, in 37 areas of government, that could be taken to reduce …

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Report: State of Waste 2016 – Current and Future Australian Trends
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It is important to point out at the start, that it is the proper role of State government to set waste policy and direction. Most governments have set Targets between 60-90% diversion by 2020[iii]. Having done so, Government's should have the courage …

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Why the Federal Workforce May Not be Too Large After All
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Billionaire Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner, insists that as president he could quickly whittle away the deficit by eliminating government “waste, fraud and abuse” and by targeting agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of …

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Construction, demolition waste deals help county hit recycling goal
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NORMAL — Officials believe new agreements for handing construction and demolition waste in Bloomington and Normal will help McLean County clear a longstanding goal of recycling 40 percent of its waste in the next two years — and help hold down costs …

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Ontario's energy conservation programs may be a waste of time
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The Ontario Power Authority spent nearly $400-million on conservation programs in 2013 alone. And one Ontario government agency – the Independent Electricity System Operator – plans to spend an additional $3.1-billion for these programs through 2020.

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Angered by 'waste hill', protesters build their own mound of trash outside …
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Some 40 people built a small waste mound outside the government headquarters in Tamar yesterday to protest the lack of law enforcement against illegal dumping in rural areas, warning that the movement would be escalated if no action was taken.

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Government Frames Rules to Manage Construction Waste
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NEW DELHI: In a first, the Centre today came out with rules to manage construction and demolition waste by prohibiting its dumping on roadsides and drains, a move aimed at reducing dust which contributes around 20 per cent to pollution in big cities, …

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