Office Service Ware Best Practices

Katy Duggan-Haas Model City March 28, 2014 12:06 AM
Hi All! I'm working with a local healthcare system that is moving several offices into one building and taking advantage of this as an opportunity to work toward culture change fo…

"Climate Change" with respect to waste

Lauren Minuk Calgary March 20, 2014 07:16 PM
Hi all, I've been having some discussions with a coworker about whether or not to include "climate change" language as a selling feature or a measurable when it comes to waste …

Barriers to Home Composting ... the dirty kitchen compost pail and leaky pail liners

Michael Calvert Ottawa March 19, 2014 03:40 PM
I am doing some research related to how much the need for regular cleaning of kitchen compost pails and leaking pail liners are a barrier to participation in municipal organic col…

Disposable Feminine Products versus Menstrual Cups

Julian P Toronto March 18, 2014 12:31 AM
I was looking for any information concerning the potentially adverse impact that disposable feminine products (e.g., pads, tampons) have on the environment (waste production speci…

Barriers Associated with Illegal Dumping Behaviour

Billie Gordon Brisbane February 26, 2014 02:10 AM
I'm looking for any research or approaches people may have used to determine why people illegally dump rubbish. We know that often illegal dumping is associated with other illegal…

Providing refillable water bottles at events

Michele Smith Brisbane December 17, 2013 10:56 PM
As part of a campaign to increase people's use of reusable bottles, I'd like to know whether anyone has had experience in using events to change behaviour. Can anyone provide case…

UBC Literature Review Now Available for Targeted Waste Reduction Behaviors

Jay Kassirer Ottawa December 02, 2013 02:53 PM
Thanks to those of you on this listserv who suggested waste-related programs for the review of behavior change programs that we conducted for the LURA Group and the University of …

Best Practices for Office Waste Diversion Strategies

Morgan Levison Barrie October 24, 2013 11:31 AM
We are in the process of implementing a four-streamed waste diversion program in my workplace (organics, mixed paper, mixed containers, and other waste). I wondered if anyone had …

Influencing Residential Waste Reduction among Large Volume Producers

Laura Henderson Edmonton September 13, 2013 02:20 PM
We're in the process of developing a strategy to reduce residential waste in Edmonton. We would like to target single family homes that make an excessive amount of garbage. Th…

Reduction of Cardboard Waste from Construction Sites

Karen Driver Nelson August 20, 2013 08:07 PM
Does anyone have experience of CBSM strategies that have worked to ensure cardboard is recycled on building sites? Karen Driver Waste Manager Nelson Environment Centre Ne…

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