Light Lunches

Meg Mccallum Ottawa January 23, 2007 03:36 PM
Hi there, In my small office (30ish staff) we're starting to look at steps we can take to increase awareness about energy efficiency/ sustainability and to promote behaviour …

Household Waste Generation Data

mary oneill March 07, 2007 07:49 PM
Does anyone know of waste generation data collected on a household by household basis, providing raw data (need median and std deviation) for a region, with number of occupants in…

Plastic Bag Ban

cleancity April 27, 2007 08:26 AM
I work for the City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada and we are looking for information on cities that have successfully banned plastic bags. What process did the municipality follow t…

Food Vendor Contract Changes

Lori Cunniff July 06, 2007 02:44 PM
Hi, I have an opportunity to impact the contract for the new food vendor going in at our government building. Does anyone have any suggestions or recommended reading material…

Greenhouse Gas Impact of Styrofoam Trays

Jennifer Howell Seattle July 20, 2007 02:11 PM
I am looking for a way to calculate the reduction of greenhouse gas by eliminating disposable styrofoam lunch trays at schools. We are working with schools to eliminate the use of…

Seeking High-Impact Low-Barrier Actions to Reduce Residential Waste

Bart Robinson Canmore September 15, 2007 06:36 PM
Request: High-impact, low-barrier actions that will reduce the amount of waste Canadians send to the landfill each year. This is one of four related questions in four postings. …

Trade Waste Minimisation Programmes

Donna Peterson Invercargill October 30, 2007 11:27 PM
I am doing some research on trade waste minimisation programmes. Does anyone undertake or know of any trade waste minimisation programmes currently in practice? Is this a priori…

Increasing Waste Diversion Through the Use of Clear Garbage Bags, Webinar on Friday January 18

Jay Kassirer Ottawa December 13, 2007 10:57 AM
Webinar on Increasing Waste Diversion Through the Use of Clear Garbage Bags, Friday January 18 During the past few years a number of municipalities in the province of Nova Sc…

Office Waste Reduction

Denise Christine Eugene December 15, 2007 05:34 PM
Untested idea: I think (I hope!) most people agree that reducing waste is a good idea in principle, the challenge for all of us is getting them to act. When they see other people …

Environmentally Friendly Distribution via Re-Usable Bottles/Containers

David Falconar Montreal December 15, 2007 06:28 PM
Hi, I am trying to do some research about what I might call more sustainable shopping. Sure, we have all heard about banning plastic bags and re-usable shopping bags. I'd like…

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