Friday, December 11, 2015

A VT How To Behavior Guide You Need to Know



True Vermonters don't throw down litter, 
    we pick it up.


Positive Disposal Behaviors 
Correlating individual behavior with a clean community.



With permission: Copyright Community Change, 2003, Cartoonist Kerry Millard.

CHASING

Running after litter which has blown away
chasing
Litter picking is an South Burlington All-Season Sport.
Drop a piece, you lose a point.
Pick up a piece you gain a point.

DO-IT-YOURSELFING
Bringing your own containers to take items home for reuse, recycling, composting or disposal
do-it-yourselfing
CSWD Re Use Zones

INTERVENING
Suggesting others pick up litter they have dropped
intervening
Yes Francine, you are right; we need to get the word out that cigarette litter is particularly harmful to our water, wildlife, and human health.

MARSHALLING
Coordinating people to work together to clean up 
marshalling
Green Up Day, a South Burlington family tradition.

THE ASSIST
A pick-up if a ‘foul shot’ misses
the assist
Maida, one of South Burlington's Adopt-A-Block volunteers.

TRAIL BLAZING
Going out of your way to find a bin when there isn’t one nearby
 trail blazing
Time to deploy solar compactors on public streets of South Burlington,VT.

COACHING

Prompting others to do the right thing
coaching
Good people will do good.
 Just make it easy. -Josh Tetrick



VOLUNTEERING
Cleaning up after someone else
volunteering
People who care about clean neighborhoods must pick up for people who don't care and litter.

COMPACTING
Stuffing items into an over full bin, even if your hands get dirty
compacting
Bernie goes head over heals for Green and Clean in South Burlington.
Helping to make SB the signature image of a clean city.

Bernie urges us all to maintain a litter free environment through caring, contribution, and community in order to protect our water, wildlife, and human health.