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Advocacy, Education, and Policy Development: A Collaborative Approach To Combating Childhood Obesity

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The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative (COI) works to reduce and prevent childhood obesity through advocacy, education, and policy development. A number of initiatives …
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Portland’s Smart Trips Welcome Program

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After creating Smart Trips, a successful transportation program for residents of Portland, Oregon, the Bureau of Transportation chose to redefine the program, shifting its focus t…

The Check, Clean, Dry Campaign

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New Zealand is an island nation that lies deep in the South Pacific. It consists of two main islands – the North Island and the South Island – separated by a 29km wide waterway, t…

The Effects of Sign Prompts and Large Receptacles on Highway Littering in Richmond, Virginia

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Finnie, W. C. (1973). Field experiments in litter control. Environment and Behavior, 5, 2, 123-144.
After conducting a literature review, sign prompts and waster receptacles were employed in a pilot program for highway litter control. There were three conditions in the pilot pro…

Recycling at Festivals and Public Events

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The international environmental agency for local governments (ICLEI) have a mission to build and serve a worldwide movement of local governments to achieve tangible improvements i…

Improving Participation in a Newspaper Recycling Program in Apartment Complexes Using Prompts

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Reid, D. H., Luyben, P. D., Rawers, R. J. & Bailey, J. S. (1976). Newspaper recycling behavior: the effects of prompting and proximity of containers. Environment and Behavior, 8, 471-481.
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Using Proximity of Trash Cans and Ash Trays to Increase Convenience of Separating Litter in a Blacksburg, Virginia Shopping Mall

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Geller, E. S., Brasted, W. S. & Mann, M. F. (1979). Waste receptacle designs as interventions for litter control. Journal of Environmental Systems, 9, 2, 145-160.
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