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Water-Efficient Durham

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To combat the increasing demand on its existing water supply, the Regional Municipality of Durham created the water efficiency program, Water Efficient Durham, which aimed to conv…
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ClimateSmart Home Service, Queensland, Australia

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In 2009, the ClimateSmart Home Service program was launched by Local Government Infrastructure Services (LGIS) in Queensland, Australia. This program aimed to reduce the electrici…
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Shower Feedback in Switzerland

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In 2012, ETH Zurich recruited 697 households from a 5,000-household sample provided by the utility company ewz to participate in the shower feedback pilot, a program designed to p…
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Barrie Water Conservation Program

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Due to a rapid increase in population growth, Barrie, Ontario was faced with an increasing demand on water supply. An environmental assessment conducted by the Municipal Works Dep…
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Southwest Florida Management District’s “Skip a Week” Yard Watering Campaign

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The Southwest Florida Water Management District created the “Skip a Week” yard watering campaign to overcome misconceptions about the amount of water required for a healthy yard w…

Behavioral Interventions in Resource Conservation: A System Approach Based on Behavioral Economics

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Winkler, R. C., & Winett, R. A. (1982). Behavioral interventions in resource conservation: A system approach based on behavioral economics. American Psychologist, 37, 4, 421-435.
Outlines some of the advantages of an integration of psychological (social-learning) and economic conceptualizations when developing behavioral interventions in resource conservat…

San Diego Watershed

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sarahblakeslee October 11, 2007 04:16 PM
Hello, Wondering if anyone knows of any Community based social marketing workshops or groups that we can share ideas and resources with in Southern California. We are using co…

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…

Follow-Up Data on Two Dog-Litter Reduction Interventions

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Jason, L. A. & Zolik, E. S. (1980). Follow-up data on two dog-litter reduction interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology, 8, 6, 737-741.
Conducted a follow-up of 2 studies by the 1st author et al . The behavioral technology techniques used to reduce dog litter were successful, particularly in the 2nd study, which i…

Re: Efficiency Workshops v Home Audits for Disadvantaged Households

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Unknown October 08, 2005 05:15 PM
Brenda: While not directly relevant, you might want to take a look at the work of Glen Pleasance from Durham Region in Ontario, Canada on outdoor water efficiency. Glen has c…
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