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Ottawa government iPad pilot for paper reduction

posted Jan 22, 2011, 11:45 AM by Jim Siegl
The Canadian government has launched the pilot project in an attempt to see whether providing a number of their officials at various levels of responsibility will provide for a notable reduction in paper waste, making for a smaller governmental carbon footprint as well as a more cheerful bottom line. According to Canadian treasury board spokesman Pierre-Alain Bujold, by providing an iPad to every senior official in the Canadian government, a savings of approximately $700 per official per year could be realized. (~33 devices)