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We are largely unconscious of our daily habits - they are automatic. Using a technique called Implementation Intentions we recently enabled people to change to more sustainable habits in the home - laundry, showering and wasting less food - throug

We are largely unconscious of our daily habits - they are automatic. Using a technique called Implementation Intentions we recently enabled people to change to more sustainable habits in the home - laundry, showering and wasting less food - throug

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Article 1: See image for key points

Article 2: 
Intro examines Internal & External Motivators (what makes you do a task) and Internal and External Facilitators (what helps you complete the task). 

Page 6 looks at physical barriers and peer pre

Article 1: See image for key points Article 2: Intro examines Internal & External Motivators (what makes you do a task) and Internal and External Facilitators (what helps you complete the task). Page 6 looks at physical barriers and peer pre

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CONVENIENCE FACTOR: No onsite recycling at apartment. No idea how to get a bin if they wanted to start and where to take it. Don't want recyclables sitting in apartment all week. HABITS: Guy said manager at a restaurant wanted to change a habi

CONVENIENCE FACTOR: No onsite recycling at apartment. No idea how to get a bin if they wanted to start and where to take it. Don't want recyclables sitting in apartment all week. HABITS: Guy said manager at a restaurant wanted to change a habi

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Charles Duhigg's excellent _The Power of Habit_ breaks down the components of a habit to help us understand them and change them. 

Habits are part of a loop:
There's a CUE (feeling anxious)
There's a ROUTINE (smoking)
There's a REWARD (relief).

Charles Duhigg's excellent _The Power of Habit_ breaks down the components of a habit to help us understand them and change them. Habits are part of a loop: There's a CUE (feeling anxious) There's a ROUTINE (smoking) There's a REWARD (relief).

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Our traditional approach to the design of policy, systems, services, environments, and products isn’t going to serve us well in the 21st Century. As a result we are going to have to evolve the practice of design to shape behaviour for a preferable fu

Our traditional approach to the design of policy, systems, services, environments, and products isn’t going to serve us well in the 21st Century. As a result we are going to have to evolve the practice of design to shape behaviour for a preferable fu

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In all of the shared houses and family group living environments I have lived in, I have noticed one central and all important factor which gets the whole group to recycle. One person - on behalf of everyone else - gets a recycling bin organised, wor

In all of the shared houses and family group living environments I have lived in, I have noticed one central and all important factor which gets the whole group to recycle. One person - on behalf of everyone else - gets a recycling bin organised, wor

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With household recycling in the UK, you find that big clusters of streets/houses will all be recycling perfectly, putting all their little boxes and bags out neatly, in a line, correctly and and on time for collection, and then you encounter another

With household recycling in the UK, you find that big clusters of streets/houses will all be recycling perfectly, putting all their little boxes and bags out neatly, in a line, correctly and and on time for collection, and then you encounter another

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Engaging in recycling seems a habit just as doing more sports or eating more healthy. We know a lot about habits. One guy, James Clear who I met a few years ago at the St. Symposium, developed quite deep expertise in habits and how to change them. He

Engaging in recycling seems a habit just as doing more sports or eating more healthy. We know a lot about habits. One guy, James Clear who I met a few years ago at the St. Symposium, developed quite deep expertise in habits and how to change them. He

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Unpackaged was a shop in Islington, London. The owner set it up 'to realise her vision of changing the world, one customer at a time.'

Unpackaged was a shop in Islington, London. The owner set it up 'to realise her vision of changing the world, one customer at a time.'

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I live in a house share with 6 individuals, we don't make up a family unit and no one is responsible for anything specific. As I am passionate about recycling and the environment I happily take charge to ensure we recycle but it can be a challenge. T

I live in a house share with 6 individuals, we don't make up a family unit and no one is responsible for anything specific. As I am passionate about recycling and the environment I happily take charge to ensure we recycle but it can be a challenge. T

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Peer group competition, fun & rewarding activities can make behavior change easy. And here is why facebook & other social website can help.

Peer group competition, fun & rewarding activities can make behavior change easy. And here is why facebook & other social website can help.

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