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 …

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Food For Thought (And Action!) Program

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Students Teaching Students on the Importance of Using Both Sides of Paper, Conserving Energy, and Recycling

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This procedure was repeated in June of 1996. Twenty five percent of the paper found in classroom recycling bins was used on both sides, and 46% of the waste in the classroom garba…

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