Composting and Other Sustainability Efforts

Thomas Shelley Ithaca March 05, 2008 09:58 PM
Dear Colleagues I am taking a Master Composter training program at our local Cornell Cooperative Extension office. Two of my class mates and myself are developing an out-of-cla…

Water Savings with Compost

Dieter Geesing Abbotsford April 23, 2008 07:51 PM
Hello, It is a known fact that soil organic matter saves lawn irrigation water. The amount depends on soil texture, climate, lawn grass species and a few other factors. Does …

Cutlery: Plastic vs. Biodegradable vs. Flatware

lbv10 June 19, 2008 03:53 PM
Does anyone know of research that shows the environmental impact difference between using plastic vs. biodegradable vs. flatware for a conference? We are especially interested in …

Encouraging Shredding of Leaves at Home

Karen Deeter Gainesville August 04, 2008 09:48 PM
I have been asked to develop a "tool box" on recycling leaves and twigs at home. We would like to encourage our residents to shred their leaves and twigs and use the resulting mul…

Incentives for Restaurants to Decrease Waste?

Kate Corwin Kansas City September 13, 2008 12:04 PM
Hi, Is anyone aware of a municipality that has used incentives to decrease the waste generated by restaurants and fast food businesses? (compost food waste, eliminate Styro…

A Report on a Statewide Survey of Californians: Attitudes about Solid Waste Management

Public Response Associates, I. A report on a statewide survey of Californians': Attitudes about solid waste management. California State Solid Waste Management Board, 1981.

An Integrated Model of Waste Management Behavior: A Test of Household Recycling and Composting Intentions

Taylor, S., & Todd, P. An integrated model of waste management behavior: A test of household recycling and composting intentions. Vol. 27. 1995. 603-630.
Studied the antecedents of recycling and compositing intentions in the context of an integrated waste management behavior model. The model is based on the theory of planned behavi…

Source Separated Organics to Power Generation

Karen Engelsen Minneapolis October 21, 2008 02:59 PM
I've mentioned the Linden Hills Power and Light neighborhood source separated organics (SSO) program here before. In doing some research for an article, I ran across the origin…

Chart of Pros and Cons for Waste to Energy vs Landfill, etc.

Martha Clarvoe Cooperstown October 27, 2008 03:10 PM
Hello Sustainable Friends: I am doing research concerning solid waste issues and looking for a chart comparing solid waste solutions. For example: Waste to energy compared to…

Composting Toilet Denial

DiannÃ? Aldrich Monona November 18, 2008 06:54 AM
Hello All, Question and call for help!!! I am in the midst of building an eco-studio in Monona, Wisconsin. Trying to get a city OK to install an NSF (National Sanitation F…
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