Feather River Water and Air Quality Project

As a result of the Feather River Water and Air Quality Project, there were significant water savings due to improved irrigation practises. While specific results were not…
  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
  • Waste Reduction
    • Pollution Prevention
  • Water
    • Stormwater Management
    • Water Efficiency
    • Watershed Protection
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Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

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…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
  • Waste Reduction
    • Composting
  • Water
    • Fertilizer Use
  • Tools
    • Education
    • Incentives

Urban Sustainability

Richard Knaub October 06, 2005 10:32 AM

The City of Boulder Colorado has released its briefing paper on Community Sustainability and has posted proposed language for inclusion into its Comprehensive plan for addressing…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Identifying Barriers to Reducing Weed and Feed Use

Tom Bird Waterloo October 26, 2005 12:16 PM

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone knows of research that has examined barriers related to reducing weed and feed use. I am coordinating a pesticide reduction initiative for the…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Pesticide Articles

Unknown November 07, 2005 09:16 PM

I just learned of two articles on pesticides via another listserv. Thought others might like to know of these as well: Keesling, Garland; Kaynama, Shohreh A.: An exploratory…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Residential Pesticide Reduction Report

Unknown November 28, 2005 09:26 AM

Below is a link to a report on best practices for reducing residential pesticide use. The report was prepared by Jay Kassirer and the Canadian Center for Pollution Prevention.…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Effective Pesticide Use Reduction Activities

Rod Miller January 04, 2006 02:16 PM

Please contact me if you have implemented effective (verifiable) pesticide use reduction programs within communities.

Thanks
Rod Miller

Environmental Specialist
City of…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Pesticide Reduction Initiatives and Evaluation Methods

Tom Bird Waterloo January 19, 2006 11:58 AM

Hello everyone,

I'm coordinating the second year of a residential pesticide reduction program and would like to make contact with others using a cbsm approach in this area. Any…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Programs to Reduce Residential Pesticide Use

Unknown August 21, 2006 11:45 AM

I am looking for research that has identified the perceived barriers and benefits to householders reducing cosmetic pesticide use. I am also looking for information on programs…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

Case Studies, etc. on Effectiveness of Pollution Prevention Actions

Laura Speare Oakland September 18, 2006 05:25 PM

Hi.

I'm the project manager for the Urban Pesticide Pollution Prevention Project, a grant-funded effort that (among other tasks) provides tools to local governments in the San…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use

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