The Lie behind Plastic Pollution

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Julie Cook Kitchener July 13, 2020 05:36 PM
Hi everyone, I came across this provocative blog post from PhD fellow Michaela Barnett, in which she discusses the need to move beyond individual behaviours in order to combat th…

Recycling

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Anie Anokuru Lagos December 23, 2008 06:40 AM
Dear All, I?m currently working on a recycling project and I?m wondering if there is any effective way to encourage recycling than incentives and have an immediate result on…

'Pay As You Throw' Waste Schemes Encourage Household Recycling

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nmclaren December 13, 2008 07:16 PM
'Pay As You Throw' waste schemes encourage household recycling New research has concluded that 'Pay As You Throw' waste collection schemes can increase levels of recycling amo…

Incentives for Restaurants to Decrease Waste?

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Kate Corwin Kansas City September 13, 2008 12:04 PM
Hi, Is anyone aware of a municipality that has used incentives to decrease the waste generated by restaurants and fast food businesses? (compost food waste, eliminate Styro…

Garbage Collection as a Utility Charge

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Brenda Maccallum Saint John May 01, 2008 02:33 PM
We are working with a municipality that currently does not provide waste collection for its residents; residents must hire their own hauler to collect waste. Attempts to have coll…

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…

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…

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