Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility

Sarjahani, A., Serrano, E. L. & Johnson, R. (2009). Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, (4)1, 95-102.
National data indicate that 91 billion pounds of food are lost by consumers and food service annually. With growing concerns about the environment, economy, and food production, i…

Looking for the Best Experts on Pesticides and Herbicides Used on Golf Courses

pointsofview golfstudy Orono June 07, 2009 05:25 PM
I am in the process of doing investigative research on the links between pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals used on golf courses and their possible links to various kinds …

Aquatic Invasive Species

Elizabeth Goers Madison May 13, 2009 12:35 PM
Please check out the following new social marketing scheme for water quality issues of lakes and rivers...The site has been referenced on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Websi…

Looking for Comunity Gardens Research

Arnica Rowan Kelowna April 25, 2009 02:13 PM
Hi! My name is Arnica and I'm a long-time member of this forum but never have posted before. I work for Okanagan College in BC, Canada. I've been doing the job of an interim …

Research or Information on Sustainable Methods of Dealing with European Fire Ants

Lisa Privett Dartmouth April 23, 2009 01:16 PM
Halifax Regional Municipality(HRM), which includes Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, has identified pockets of infestation by European Fire Ants. HRM has a municipal ban of resi…

Looking for Research/Evidence on Food-Related Consumer Behaviours

Paul White Didcot February 23, 2009 10:01 AM
We have recently been commissioned to undertake a rapid review of literature on food-related behaviours for the Environmental Behaviours Unit at Defra in the UK. We are now compi…

Planting Fruit Trees where we Live and Work

Patricia Powell Washington February 17, 2009 11:52 AM
Sorry if I'm repeating something already discussed. I haven't been active on this site for some time. Is there any movement out there to encourage the planting of fruit trees …

De-Scarifying Urban Chickens

John Gear Salem February 02, 2009 01:54 PM
Hi, I have a query about fostering sustainable behaviors in a very specific group of people, a city council, and then a larger group (the general populace). I'm involved in an …

Adverse Health Experiences, Environmental Attitudes, and Pesticide Usage Behavior of Farm Operators

Lichtenberg, E. & Zimmerman, R. (1999). Adverse health experiences, environmental attitudes, and pesticide usage behavior of farm operators . Risk Analysis, 19, 2, 283-294.
Examined whether farmers who have had adverse health experiences believed to be associated with pesticides are more likely to have heightened concerns and therefore take greater p…

The Socioeconomic Context of Exposure and Response to Environmental Risk

Vaughan, E. (1995). The socioeconomic context of exposure and response to environmental risk. Environment and Behavior, 27, 4, 454-489.
Examined the association between socioeconomic factors and the risk responses of 437 Mexican immigrant farmworkers (MIFs) chronically exposed to agricultural pesticides. MIFs from…

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