Dog Poop Citizen Science Examples?

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Liz Foote Maui May 21, 2020 10:56 PM
Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any examples of citizen science programs focused on pet waste. I asked on Twitter and did a bit of a search but didn't turn up much.…

A Room with a Viewpoint: Using Social Norms to Motivate Environmental Conservation in Hotels

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Goldstein, N., Cialdini, R., & Griskevicius, V. (2008). A room with a viewpoint: Using social norms to motivate environmental conservation in hotels. Journal of Consumer Research, 35(3), 472-482. doi:10.1086/586910.
Two field experiments examined the effectiveness of signs requesting hotel guests' participation in an environmental conservation program. Appeals employing descriptive norms (e.g…

Using Community-Based Social Marketing Techniques to Enhance Environmental Regulation

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Kennedy, A. (2010). Using Community-Based Social Marketing Techniques to Enhance Environmental Regulation. Sustainability, 2(4), 1138-1160
This article explores how environmental regulation may be improved through the use of community-based social marketing techniques. While regulation is an important tool of sustain…

Using Road Signs to Provide Community Feedback on Water Use

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Christopher Yardley Canberra January 31, 2009 12:36 AM
Variable message (road) signs are designed and have been used to give warning / hazard notices to road users. In the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) they are used to tell road …

The Relative Effectiveness of Models and Prompts on Energy Conservation: A Field Experiment in a Shower Room

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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.
Signs were placed in the field house shower rooms of a university campus exhorting people to conserve water and energy by turning off the water while soaping up. Making the signs…

Prompting Dog Owners to Pick Up Dog Droppings

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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.
The present study investigated daily dog droppings and the amount picked up by owners in an urban area. In addition, two behavioral strategies (signs, instructions plus modeling)…

Hotel Room Prompts

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Loretta Lohman Littleton September 13, 2008 11:26 AM
Thought this article on hotel room prompts was of interest * Go Green, One Towel at a Time* By Peter Mandel Special to The Washington Post Sunday, September 14, 2008; P…

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. …

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