Measuring Impacts from Rate Incentives for Waste Reduction

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The overall influences of the incentive systems called for special units

Issaquah EcoTeam Program Survey

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62% (31) of the surveys mailed to the EcoTeam participants were completed. 26% of the respondents described themselves as

The Effectiveness of the EcoTeam Program in the Netherlands

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The short term effects of the EcoTeam Program were very positive. Immediately after completion, participants had changed about half of the suggested environmentally relevant hous…

Global Action Plan Community Lifestyles Campaign

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Gershon, D. & Gilman, R. (1991). Household ecoteam workbook: A six month program to bring your household into environmental balance. Uxbridge, Ontario:
In the United States on average households that participate in Ecoteams produce 42% less garbage, use 25% less water, produce 16% less CO2, and use 16% less fuel for transportatio…

Baxter Healthcare Corporation Cardiovascular Group (CVG)

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Through source reduction, recycling and composting programs, CVG has been able to reduce its disposal costs considerably. In 1989, disposal costs were determined to be $99,190 U.S…

Pay-As-You-Throw in Pennsylvania

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Currently, the PAYT program has been implemented in over 211 different communities in Pennsylvania. Across these municipalities, wide ranges of results have been found. The reduct…

McDonald's Waste Reduction Task Force

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December 21, 1999 marked the tenth anniversary of McDonald's USA and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and their groundbreaking alliance in 1989. Their partnership has replaced…

Home Composting Kitchen Wastes to Reduce Landfill Waste

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The village calculated, with a modest participation level of 25%, they would save $11,000 a year from avoided costs related to reduced trash volume. Currently, 116 households are …

Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

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Although there are no clear results concerning the effect this had on the farming community, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, more and more farmers are decreasing…

Waste Diversion at Provincial Parks

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Elizabeth Kenrick Pembroke November 01, 2005 02:07 PM
The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is a recycling and composting facility working with Algonquin Provincial Park. We have implemented a recycling and composting program at va…

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