Waste Wise Program

Since the onset of the Waste Wise program in 1994, partners have reported strong waste prevention and recycling collection results. In addition to natural resource conservation an…

Washington State Promotes the Purchase of Recycled Content Products With Prompts in the "Get in the Loop, Buy Recycled" Program

King County commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials & Atwood, A. M. (1994). Consumer research survey: Knowledge, attitudes, and purchase of recycled-content products. King County Commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials.
During the 1994-1995 program year, "Get in the L, Buy Recycled" has a budget of US$ 275,000. Funding for the campaign came from the State of Washington, participating recycled pr…

Encouraging Environmentally Friendly Shopping using Prompts, Commitment and Norms

Analysis of electronic inventories indicated that the prompts did not increase the purchase of targeted items. That is, items that were identified with shelf-talkers (prompts) as…

Promoting Environmentally Friendly Purchases

Unknown November 28, 2005 09:41 AM
I have a particular interest in how we effectively promote the purchase of environmentally friendly products. There are two resources at the FSB site on this issue. The first is a…

Green Criteria for Print Material

Tim Laprade Kingston February 03, 2006 10:21 AM
I am in the process of working on an RFP for business cards and letterheads and would like to inject some "green" criteria into our purchase. I am doing a bit of research to find …

Zero Waste in the Production of Documents

Joephine Telfer Adelaide April 21, 2006 08:45 AM
Hi all, Our company is looking to move towards zero waste in the production of documents. We are having trouble sourcing cost efficient yet professional ways of binding our d…

How to Introduce Recycled Content Paper?

Amanda Kovattana San Carlos July 24, 2006 12:33 PM
I would like to help my organization transition to recycled content paper, preferably 100% using soy based ink. We produce a yearly conference with direct mail flyers, conference …

Roadblocks to Sustainable Behaviour

Barbara Treves Los Angeles July 27, 2006 02:52 PM
I'm afraid I have just hit one - after several months of research, including time dedicated to educating my co-workers on the benefits of switching from 24 lb. chlorine bleached, …

Printing on Paper of 100% Recycled Content

Marty Adolf Portland January 22, 2007 07:31 PM
I'm attempting to persuade my co-workers to switch to using 100% recycled content paper but have hit a snag in our IT department. We have two high-speed printers for large print j…

EcoFriendly Fashion

David Wilcoxen Champaign August 07, 2007 10:10 AM
I'm interested in organizing an ecofriendly fashion show in our community that features stylish, earth/people friendly clothing. Not your hippie, tree hugging variety (no offense)…

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