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

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Farmers in the United States have been plagued for years by expensive unsustainable agriculture. More than 10 percent of the vegetables planted in the United States are lost to ro…

Home Composting Kitchen Wastes to Reduce Landfill Waste

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In 1995, the Village of Bellport adopted a pilot-composting program to test the feasibility of composting kitchen waste at home. Advantages include reducing landfill waste, loweri…

Energy Star: The Symbol for Energy Efficiency.

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Energy Star is a government and industry partnership that makes it easier for businesses and consumers to save money and protect the environment. In 1992, the U. S. Environmental …

A Weekly Doorstep Recycling Collection; "I Had no Idea we Could!"

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Adam D Read. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, v.26, (1999) p.217-249.
Currently the U.K. is faced with the problem of how to handle increasing amounts of solid waste and decreasing landfill area used to dispose of these wastes. In this case, the suc…

EnerGuide for Houses

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EnerGuide for houses is a new energy evaluation program developed by Natural Resources Canada. Its purpose is to help homeowners understand their homes current energy use and iden…

Television Feedback used to Modify Gasoline Consumption

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Rothstein, Robert, N. Television Feedback Used to Modify Gasoline, Consumption, Behavior Therapy, 11, 683-688, 1980.,
This project examined the impact of feedback on the gasoline consumption of a large segment of the population. Every evening during the 6:00 news, a local television station displ…

Encouraging People at Festivals to Reduce, Recycle, and Reuse Cups

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The Milwaukee Irish Fest, the Be Smart Coalition, and Keep Greater, Milwaukee Beautiful, Inc., co-operated to pilot a project promoting waste reduction at a Milwaukee Irish Fest. …

Baxter Healthcare Corporation Cardiovascular Group (CVG)

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The Waste Boards Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) is designed to recognize companies that develop creative and aggressive programs to reduce the amount of landfill waste. To show t…

1-2-3 Campaign Against Global Warming

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The 1-2-3 Global Warming Campaign was initiated in the 1st Unitarian Church in Portland, Oregon in January 2001 to inform people about the dangers of global warming and spur them …

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