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Environmental education awareness at the Davis Centre

TitleEnvironmental education awareness at the Davis Centre
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsBrunton, D., M. Lum, F. Dadani, and B. Harvey
KeywordsDavis Centre, recycling, recycling behaviour
Abstract

The purpose of our study was to find if there was any relationship between educating individuals about recycling and an increase in recycling. Our project took place at the Davis Centre (DC) and mainly focused on the cafeteria and large forum outside the library. Prior to our study, our theoretical outline proved to be flawed and the limitations of our project were revealed as we went forth with the study… The goal of our study was to promote better recycling behavior through education and in turn quantitatively measure a positive change in recycling. Unfortunately, this was the opposite that occurred and therefore we are able to conclude that DC will require further assistance as it is seen as an obstacle in the road towards campus sustainability… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca