Elementary School Composting - Best Practices

Meg Martineau Carlisle Aug 24, 2021 15:46 pm
Hi everyone,    I’m super excited to be implementing a composting initiative at my local elementary school. I’m using techniques from Doug’s book, but I wanted to know everyone’s …

Keeping Leaf Litter out of Stormwater Drains - Seeking Tested Strategies.

Plaxy McCulloch Jun 12, 2020 7:23 am
Hi, I am looking for successful strategies used to increase collection of leaf litter before it blows onto roads and down stormwater drains. Follow up behaviours could be composti…

Messaging: Curbside Food Scrap Recycling

Caitlin Newman Port Orchard Mar 15, 2017 18:34 pm
Seeking literature on which benefits of curbside food scrap recycling or composting most resonate with people. Trying to narrow down a long list... Caitlin Newman Solid Waste Edu…

Composting Barrier & Benefit Research

Hilary Boudet Corvallis Jul 27, 2015 16:36 pm
To increase residential composting among Corvallis residents, Dr. Hilary Boudets Applied Research Methods class at Oregon State University conducted research in partnership with t…

Curbside Organic Collection Programs

Kaitlin Phelps New York City May 1, 2015 9:15 am
Hello! I am looking to gain a better understanding of the barriers participants face when considering engaging with a Curbside Organics Collection Program and how best to assist t…

Barriers & Benefits to Backyard Composting and Farming in Rural Households.

Unknown Mar 17, 2015 20:32 pm
I am trying to come up with a survey questionnaire to identify barriers and benefits to backyard composting and farming in rural households in the United States. Anu Aryal G…

Branch bundling products for yard waste collection program.

Laura Purves Salmon Arm Sep 8, 2014 13:28 pm
We are in the process of instituting a one day yard waste collection in my municipality. We have come across an interesting problem, and I'm wondering if anyone out there knows of…

Changing Recycling and Composting Behaviors Webinar May 9

Jay Kassirer Ottawa Apr 17, 2013 13:36 pm
Keep America Beautiful and Tools of Change are partnering on this social marketing webinar for solid waste and recycling practitioners. Both academic and organizational speakers w…

Examples of Apartment-Based Food Waste Composting Programs

Unknown Mar 28, 2013 0:22 am
I'm designing a program to reduce food waste going to landfill from apartment-dwellers. I'm particularly interested in research into barriers to composting in individual apartment…

Langley BC Backyard Composting Webinar Available

Ken Donnelly Halifax Jan 7, 2013 12:28 pm
Back in March 2012 I conducted a webinar through Tools Of Change on the backyard composting project we did in Langley, British Columbia in 2010. That webinar recording is now avai…
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