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Action Research Touts Behavior Change Impact of Community Based Social Marketing

Action Research has been on the road, spreading the word about community-based social marketing (CBSM) as an effective means of increasing energy efficiency, water conservation, waste diversion and recycling and pollution prevention behavior. On September 25th, President Jennifer Tabanico presented a free webinar on CBSM as part of the American Council for an Energy Efficient… Read more »


Behavior Change Interventions: Custom Fit Required

Behavior Change Interventions: Custom Fit Required

Scientific Advisor Wesley Schultz, PhD and President Jennifer Tabanico were invited to speak at a symposium hosted jointly by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). On June 16, 2014, Wes and Jennifer gave a joint presentation on the topic “How to use… Read more »


Sustainable Management of Family-Owned Forests

Sustainable Management of Family-Owned Forests

Action Research is working on a project with the American Forest Foundation (AFF) and the New England Forestry Foundation to learn more about the ways in which private woodland owners manage and conserve their wooded land. In January, Action Research’s President, Jennifer Tabanico, and Director of Research Operations, Lori Brown-Large, traveled to Connecticut to conduct… Read more »


Poo Points: San Diego Scouts Teach Residents to “Doo” the Right Thing with Dog Waste

Poo Points: San Diego Scouts Teach Residents to “Doo” the Right Thing with Dog Waste

In January of 2013, Action Research developed and deployed a pilot program to reach out to large property dog owners in rural areas of San Diego County. This program based on previous research from an in-person survey of dog owners living in rural, unincorporated areas of the county. The survey results identified specific dog waste… Read more »


Waste Advantage Magazine: Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste

Waste Advantage Magazine: Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste

Action Research’s very own Research Associate, Erica Viola, recently co-authored an article on reducing cigarette waste for Waste Advantage Magazine: “Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste”. The article described the success of a cigarette pollution reduction program that was built on Action Research’s work with Keep America Beautiful… Read more »