Green Collar Job Training

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Katie Bush New York February 03, 2008 07:22 AM
I am looking for successful examples of a green building retrofit training program. We are working for Sustainable South Bronx in NYC creating a plan to bring "green collar" jobs …

Saving Money with Organic Lawn Care?

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Karen Bates Essex Jct. February 01, 2008 03:30 PM
Has anyone done a calculation to show that organic lawn care could be cheaper or at least not more expensive than traditional lawn care? I've heard it's more expensive, but I've g…

Problem with Discarding Used Tires

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Kate Corwin Kansas City January 29, 2008 09:38 AM
Does anyone know of a city, county, or other organization that has paid citizens for old tires as a way to discourage dumping them on vacant lots? (Like a buy-back program?) Curr…

Estimating Carbon Emissions Associated with Water Pumping

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lbbudd January 19, 2008 11:36 AM
As part of our large turf landscape audits, I am including ROIs on smart upgrades as an incentive to participate. I would also like to show potential carbon emissions reductions c…

Incentives vs. Potential Incentives

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Derrick Mains Scottsdale January 03, 2008 10:37 AM
Just wondering if anyone has experience with "potential incentives" for recycling. So instead of a $5 incentive for dropping off your used oil, has anyone used a promotion with a …

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

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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…

Recycling Grocery Bags

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patricia martinek November 29, 2007 10:15 AM
At the National Recycling Coalition conference in September, I learned that two of the Denver-area supermarket chains collect plastic bags and sell them to a company called TREX w…

Increasing Curbside Recycling Rates

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Kate Corwin Kansas City November 19, 2007 03:42 PM
Hi, I'm interested in any ideas or sample programs that have attempted to increase curbside recycling rates in urban neighborhoods using social marketing and possibly economi…

Los Angeles Upcoming Water Rate Hikes

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lbbudd October 26, 2007 11:01 AM
I am now in the LA area looking at water use levels. The LADWP informs me they are about to ask the city council for major rate price increases, more tiers. This is in an effort t…

Managing Volunteer "Alternative Transportation Champion" Program

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Lisa Murawski santa barbara October 18, 2007 07:05 PM
Hi all, This is not as much fun as "nappies," but I want to know if anyone has recommendations for managing a volunteer program. Traffic Solutions is using CBSM techniques in…

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