Effectiveness of Education on Water Conservation

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Lisa Bridson January 29, 2008 05:43 PM
Hi I am wanting some information on the effectiveness of education on water conservation. Particularly I would like information on education that has been done in areas that …

Looking for New Ideas for Pet Waste Ed. Campaign

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Mary Middleton Olympia August 07, 2008 11:35 PM
I'm looking for new ideas to refresh my pet waste education campaign I've been running for the past 4 years. We currently have bus signs that advertise our message two months out …

Attempts to Promote Residential Water Conservation with Educational, Behavioral and Engineering Strategies

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Geller, E. S., Erickson, J. B., & Buttram, B. A. Attempts to promote residential water conservation with educational, behavioral and engineering strategies. Vol. 6. 1983. 96-112.
The water meters of 129 residences in Blacksburg, Virginia were read for 70 consecutive days. After 5 wks of baseline, state-of-the-art education, feedback, and engineering interv…

Water Use as a Commons Dilemma: The Effects of Education that Focuses on Long-Term Consequences and Individual Action

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Thompson, S. C., & Stoutemyer, K. Water use as a commons dilemma: The effects of education that focuses on long-term consequences and individual action. Vol. 23. 1991. 314-333.
Randomly assigned 171 households to 1 of 4 groups: commons education, economic interest education, participation control, and no contact control. Water use was recorded for the 2-…

Middle and High School Students Waste Reduction Campaign

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Ann Bailor Spokane October 26, 2008 09:40 AM
Hi, Does anyone have materials that could assist us with a "follow the waste" project w/ 7th - 10th graders at a small private school? I'm thinking of a checklist, for examp…

Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives

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Petersen, J., Shunturov, V., Janda, K., Platt, G., & Weinberger, K. (2007). Dormitory Residents Reduce Electricity Consumption when Exposed to Real-Time Visual Feedback and Incentives. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 8(1), 16.
Purpose: In residential buildings, personal choices influence electricity and water consumption. Prior studies indicate that information feedback can stimulate resource conservati…

Turning Minds On and Faucets Off: Water Conservation Education in Jordanian Schools

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Middlestadt, Susan; Grieser, Mona; Hernandez, Orlando; Tabaishat, Khulood; Sanchack, Julie; Southwell, Brian; Schwartz, Reva. (2001). Turning minds on and faucets off: Water conservation education in Jordanian schools. . Journal of Environmental Education, 32, 2, 37-45.
Evaluated the impact on knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, of a high school water conservation curriculum implemented through the Jordan Water Conservation Education Projec…

An Opportunistic Field Experiment in Community Water Conservation

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Watson, R. K., Murphy, M. H., Kilfoyle, F. E. & Moore, S. M. (1999). An opportunistic field experiment in community water conservation. Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 20, 6, 545-560.
This quasi-experimental, 7-yr study evaluated the effectiveness of an educative vs a price-structuring approach to the strategic management of domestic water consumption. The Know…

Michigan Citizens' Knowledge and Perceptions about Groundwater

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Suvedi, M., Krueger, D., Shrestha, A. & Bettinghouse, D. (2000). Michigan citizens' knowledge and perceptions about groundwater. Journal of Environmental Education, 31, 2, 16-21.
Knowledge and perceptions of Michigan residents about groundwater were assessed so that a comprehensive educational program could be developed and baseline information established…

Evaluating Adult Groundwater Education

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Gerakis, A. (1998). Evaluating adult groundwater education. Journal of Environmental Education, 30, 1, 20-24.
The Michigan Association of Soil Conservation Districts and the Michigan Soil Conservation Service organized a series of 1-day groundwater education workshops throughout Michigan.…

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