Promoting Fuel Efficient Vehicles -- Strategies for Programs

Doug Manarin Vancouver October 31, 2005 08:13 PM

Is anyone aware of any studies/pilot programs that have been developed to encourage consumers to purchase and/or use more fuel efficient vehicles? What were the results of those…

  • Transportation
    • Fuel Efficiency
7 Comments

Waste Diversion at Provincial Parks

Elizabeth Kenrick Pembroke November 01, 2005 02:07 PM

The Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre is a recycling and composting facility working with Algonquin Provincial Park. We have implemented a recycling and composting program at…

  • Waste Reduction
    • Composting
    • Recycling
1 Comment

Do Green Buildings Foster Sustainable Behaviour?

Natalie Seaba Winnipeg November 04, 2005 10:18 AM

Hi,

Does anybody know of research that has examined whether or not green buildings foster sustainable behavior either within or outside of the building?

Thank you for your…

  • Energy
    • Energy Efficient Buildings
11 Comments

United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development

prossi November 04, 2005 11:41 AM

The UN has declared 2005-2014 the Decade on Education for Sustainable Development. Global Vision is developing a global curriculum for the UN which will be completed in 2007. The…

  • General
    • Educational Resources
0 Comments

Intergrated Technologies for Harvesting Methane, Bio-fertilizer, Plant Biomass and Fish from Concentrated Animal Wastes

John Motloch Muncie November 04, 2005 12:15 PM

Can anyone identify projects in the US, preferably the Midwest, that have used ZERI-type integrated technologies that harvest methane, bio-fertilizer, plant biomass and fish from…

2 Comments

Responsible Dog-Handling in Wilderness Parks

Alain Godbout Halifax November 04, 2005 09:07 PM

Is anyone aware of effective programs to promote responsible dog-handling in wilderness parks? The key issues are willingness to keep dogs on leash and readiness to 'pick up'…

3 Comments

Effectiveness of Prompts at Promoting Sustainable Behaviors?

Unknown November 06, 2005 02:34 PM

I am looking for information on the effectiveness of sticker prompts at promoting environmentally sustainable behaviors, such as recycling, energy and water conservation, waste…

  • Tools
    • Prompts
8 Comments

Pesticide Articles

Unknown November 07, 2005 09:16 PM

I just learned of two articles on pesticides via another listserv. Thought others might like to know of these as well: Keesling, Garland; Kaynama, Shohreh A.: An exploratory…

  • Agriculture
    • Pesticide Use
0 Comments

Changing Residential Irrigation Behaviour

Andre Boerema Parramatta November 08, 2005 11:31 PM

Sydney Water (Australia) is reaching the final stages of developing a landscape assessment program whereby individual residential landscapes are assessed to determine their…

  • Water
    • Lawn Watering
1 Comment

Local Native Plants - Supply and Demand

Graeme Gibson November 09, 2005 06:43 AM

Hi

Part of a project we are working on aims to increase supply (by nurseries) and demand (by the public) of local native plants in a specific area. By local native we mean…

  • Agriculture
    • Native Plants
  • Conservation
    • Native Plants
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