Use recyclable metals to make coins aluminum cans, old coins and other metals to make new coins
Mint fewer coins by providing free changing machines that allow citizens to change coins into bills or an electronic deposit. Millions of coins sit unused because it is inconvenient to do so. The cost of providing the machines should be more than offset by not having to mint so many new coins each year.
STOP creating & circulating COINS less than a quarter. Start rounding up or down at 50 cents (just like IRS forms). Look how much commerce is conducted electronically or on plastic. It's a new age & time to stop making coins that cost more to produce than they are worth! The savings in handling, recirculating, maintenance, not to mention metal depletion would be enormous with the use of a single denomination coin.
Since people seem to prefer bills, I think the $1 bills need to be removed for the $1 coins to be more widely used; if people... more »