Ben Stallings wrote:
A similar plateau has been reached with compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). The idea was that you get people to change their light bulbs first, and then they're interested in doing more. The reality has been that after they change their bulbs, they think they've done enough.
Ben Stallings wrote: ...the city was taking so long to implement curbside recycling -- they've been studying it since 1986, and there's finally a plan in place to begin citywide collection this fall, if it doesn't get canceled.
Peter Ellis wrote:Telling someone to make a run to the local recycling center may not be one of those things. Their recycling center may be much more than five minutes away, may not be open on a schedule that works for them, may cost enough in gasoline for their car trip that it's a net loss. Might be a good one, too, but it is not universal.
Dale Hodgins wrote:People respond well to health and wealth.
me wrote: Boo
We need to show them that starting isn't so hard, that the little things do add up, and that they can make a difference with just a few minutes worth of time.