Municipal Awareness and Action Campaigns for Outdoor Water Use

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Kate Murray Calgary February 14, 2007 08:01 PM
Hello, I work for The City of Calgary in our water services department. We are beginning to prepare for our annual outdoor watering campaign and I was interested in hearing …

Bus Signs with Pollution Prevention or Water Conservation Messages

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Barbara Kusha Livermore March 22, 2006 08:07 PM
I am interested in finding already-designed art work for bus signs or for movie PSAs that have pollution prevention messages, particularly those focused on stormwater pollution, w…

Seeking Clever Water Saving Stickers/Signage

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Annabelle Newbury Fremante February 14, 2006 10:56 AM
Green Skills is working with a local health club network on ways to save energy. Following an energy audit, energy efficiency measures are being implemented in the club premises. …

Water Efficiency Durham

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Durham Region is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, on the eastern border of Toronto. In 1995 Durham Region began developing initiatives to help their customers reduce wa…

Using Prompts to Decrease the Amount of Lawn-Walking on a University Campus

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Smith, J.M. (1992). Several antecedent strategies in reduction of an environmentally destructive behavior. Psychological Reports, 70, 241-242., ,
A literature review revealed that prompts could be an effective tool in decreasing the destruction of grass. Therefore, sign prompts were placed at four locations on a university …

Conserving Energy and Water at University of California at Santa Cruz with the Use of Norms and Prompts

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Aronson, E. & O'Leary, M. (1982-83). The relative effectiveness of models and prompts on energy conservation: A field experiment in a shower room. Journal of Environmental Systems, 12, 3, 219-224.
After conducting a literature review, a norm appeal was incorporated into a pilot program designed to conserve water at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Although a sign…

The Effect of Sign Prompts and Modeling on Encouraging Dog Owners to Pick-up Dog Droppings in Chicago, Illinois

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Jason, L. A., Zolik, E. S., & Matese, F. J. (1979). Prompting dog owners to pick up dog droppings. American Journal of Community Psychology, 7, 3, 339-351.
After conducting a literature review, sign prompts and modeling were identified as effective tool for encouraging dog owners to pick up after their dogs. Therefore, these tools we…

Energy and Water Reduction: "Green" Hotels

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Patricia Griffin created "Green" Hotels Association in 1993. The goal of this association is to reduce the amount of energy and water consumed by the lodging industry. GHA provide…

The Seafood Watch Program

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The Seafood Watch program began as a list of sustainable seafood choices developed by the Monterey Bay Aquarium between 1997-1999. This list was developed in order to answer visit…

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