Using Signage to Reduce Contamination in Aluminum Recycling Bins

Ashton Knatz Big Sky February 20, 2024 16:52 pm
Hi All, I recently procured aluminum recycling bins for my company with grey magnets saying "EMPTY ALUMINUM ONLY" with photos of a soda can, aluminum water bottle, and aluminum c…

"What's your superhabit?" - Reducing single use plastics in Vancouver

Julie Cook Kitchener February 20, 2024 16:44 pm
Hi all,    The Social Marketing Association of North America will be soon hosting their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, February 28th at 12pm ET. They will be sharing highlig…

Looking for Effective Food Recovery & Donation Programs in Mountain Town Vacation Communities!

Ashton Knatz Big Sky February 14, 2024 22:22 pm
Hello! I am interested in learning more about successful food recovery and donation programs in vacation communities, particularly in mountain towns. While I have found substantia…

Looking for Effective Programs Related to Energy, Transportation or Climate Change (including food waste or water conservation)

Jay Kassirer Ottawa February 13, 2024 16:02 pm
Do you know of a particularly effective or innovative approach for promoting behaviors related to energy, transportation, other climate change mitigation (e.g. food waste reductio…

Mixed signals: How incentives really work

Julie Cook Kitchener February 13, 2024 14:06 pm
Hi all, There's a fascinating book on incentives that you may consider reading. The author, a behavioural economist, provides an account of how actions send signals that shape b…

Why has the Canada Greener Homes Initiative been so successful?

Julie Cook Kitchener February 8, 2024 18:47 pm
Hi all,    Food and energy prices have risen significantly in the past few years, sending the cost of living soaring all over the world. It is evident that citizens are looking fo…

International Social Marketing Association newsletter

Julie Cook Kitchener January 31, 2024 14:02 pm
Hi all,    If you’d like to connect with social marketing colleagues around the globe, benefit from social marketing thought leadership, and find out about conferences, webinars, …

Proffers for New Development in Fairfax County, Virginia

Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 25, 2024 15:04 pm
Fairfax County established Transportation Demand Management (TDM) requirements (“proffers”) for new development that would have significant traffic impacts. For buildings within t…

Wind Farm Co-Ownership

Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 25, 2024 15:01 pm
What if you want to move away from gas and oil, but rent, are about to move, or can’t afford solar panels? If your energy supplier has not already pledged to go green, you have fe…


Jay Kassirer Ottawa January 25, 2024 14:59 pm
Coolfood provides the food service industry with the tools and expertise to reduce emissions by 25% by 2030. It illustrates the value of supporting BOTH consumers and the food ser…
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