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Recycling Advocates Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

  Join us at the Sierra Club offices on September 14th for our 2017 Annual Meeting and party. We’ll have SNACKS from New Seasons, BEER from Double Mountain, WINE from Drink Think, and DOOR PRIZES from several local coffee shops including Caffe D’Arte, Papaccino’s and Nectar Cafe. 6:30 PM – Check in and networking 7:00 PM – Program begins Guest speakers, AOR’s Pete […]

The Behavioral Economics of Recycling

This is an article “The Behavioral Economics of Recycling,” recently published in the Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2016/10/the-behavioral-economics-of-recycling The author is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Questrom School of Business, Boston University. She and her colleague conducted research looking at behavioral bias in recycling and disposal habits. She found that people are more likely to recycle items that haven’t been distorted—like undented […]

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