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[GreenYes] Re: RecycleBank Videos


Christa-

I will be publishing a second piece on RecycleBank in InBusiness magazine
this spring updating the last article I wrote in October of 2005. In the
meantime, there are a host of articles at the RecycleBank website:
http://recyclebank.com/press.cfm Also, check out the testimonials to
understand the psychological aspects of some of this:
http://recyclebank.com/testimonials.cfm

Db

--
David Biddle, Executive Director
<http://www.blueolives.blogspot.com>
Greater Philadelphia Commercial Recycling Council
P.O. Box 4037
Philadelphia, PA 19118

215-247-3090 (desk)
215-432-8225 (cell)

<http://www.gpcrc.com>

Read In Business magazine to learn about sustainable
businesses in communities across North America!
Go to: <http://www.jgpress.com/inbusine.htm>

on 3/5/07 11:33 PM, Christa McDermott at xstamcd@no.address wrote:

>
> A couple questions about the RecycleBank idea....
> Is the RecycleBank idea only in practice in the greater phila. area?
>> >From what I can gather from the website, it seems as though people are
> rewarded for the amount they recycle - which is certainly an
> incentive. But what about *not producing* waste - recyclable or not?
> Being rewarded for filling up your recycling container could result in
> encouraging increasing consumption. Is there an incentive for reducing
> one's waste or routinely being under or close to a minimal amount?
> Wondering if this kind of system is in place anywhere or if it has
> been tried.... pardon my naivete! I'm not currently involved in
> running recycling programs but am researching the psychology of
> different pro-environmental behaviors.
> Regards,
> Christa
>
> Christa McDermott
> Doctoral Candidate
> Psychology & Women's Studies
> University of Michigan
>
> mcdc@no.address
>
>
> Judge Scalia: "But you say (carbon dioxide) is (a pollutant), once it
> goes up into the stratosphere and contributes to global warming."
>
> Milkey (lawyer): "Respectfully, your honor, it is not the
> stratosphere. It's the troposphere, from the ground up to nine miles
> above."
>
> Judge Scalia: "Whatever. I'm not a scientist. That's why I don't want
> to have to deal with global warming, to tell you the truth."
>
> -- November 29, 2006; U.S. Supreme Court, Massachusetts v. EPA
>
>
> On Mar 4, 9:25 am, David Biddle <Dbid...@no.address> wrote:
>> > Maurice Sampson just alerted me to the fact that there are two short
>> > RecycleBank clips now available on Youtube. Just go tohttp://youtube.com
>> > and type ³RecycleBank² in the search box. I think we ought to get Penn and
>> > Teller out there to have a look...
>> >
>> > db
>> > --
>> > David Biddle, Executive Director
>> > <http://www.blueolives.blogspot.com>
>> > Greater Philadelphia Commercial Recycling Council
>> > P.O. Box 4037
>> > Philadelphia, PA 19118
>> >
>> > 215-247-3090 (desk)
>> > 215-432-8225 (cell)
>> >
>> > <http://www.gpcrc.com>
>> >
>> > Read In Business magazine to learn about sustainable
>> > businesses in communities across North America!
>> > Go to: <http://www.jgpress.com/inbusine.htm>
>
>
>


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