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…

Seeking Review of Beverage Container Deposit Programs

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Amanda Kilburn Vancouver August 23, 2007 10:40 PM
Hello Listserv Members, I am looking for a review of beverage container deposit, or bottle deposit, programs. Specifically, I would like to know which states/provinces have g…

Prizes as a Thank You for Recycling or Incentives as a Motivator to Recycle

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Kelley Dennings Arlington August 13, 2007 11:03 AM
Hello, This news release went out today. Please let your citizens, local newspapers, block leaders, friends and family know about the contest. I would love to see a huge incre…

Incentive- Coupon Graphic

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Kelley Dennings Arlington October 10, 2006 09:09 AM
Hello, I am working with local grocery stores in NC to provide coupons for a free 6-pack of soda as an incentive to recycle. I will give the coupons to local recycling coordina…

Incentive Schemes Don't Necessarily Lead to Increases in Recycling Rates

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Diana Olegre Olympia September 12, 2006 09:40 AM
I found the story appended below at http://www.letsrecycle.com/news/archive/news.jsp?story=5921 about this UK waste study: http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/waste/localauth/enco…

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