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…

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…

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-…

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…

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 …

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 …

Best Practice in Water Education

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Sarah Reid Sydney January 18, 2008 12:33 AM
Hi I've recently been employed to conduct a training program for local councils that seeks to build the capacity of a group of water educators in order to increase delivery …

Florida Clean Marina Program

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Program developed as a multi-media single sector effort to implement a voluntary, partnership-driven, criteria and incentive-based, proactive pollution prevention approach for mar…

Food For Thought (And Action!) Program

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The Food For Thought (And Action!) program started in the 1st Unitarian Church in Portland, Oregon in March 2002. The intent was to bring to light the connections between dietary …

Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

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Farmers in the United States have been plagued for years by expensive unsustainable agriculture. More than 10 percent of the vegetables planted in the United States are lost to ro…
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