Author Details

Eric Eckl

Member Since: 16th December 2009
No of Articles: 4
About Me: Water Words That Work, LLC helps nature protection and pollution control organizations modernize and professionalize their communications. The company has curated the web's largest collection of environmental issue surveys and environmental polls.


08th July 2010

Don't Be A Pain in the Drain!

There's a small handful of things you absolutely don't want to flush down the drain, such as money or time - and also old cooking grease, unused medicines, and household chemicals. That's right. Modern American homes are full of things that CAN go dow...

06th May 2010

Environmental Awareness: Encouragement vs. Education

"I can do small things every day that will make an impact on water pollution." It's such a simple statement, and it's true. So why is it so hard to send a message -- over the airwaves, online, or in print -- that actually evokes that reaction? Unfortun...

06th May 2010

Environmental Issue Surveys: What Are They Telling Us?

A fresh environmental issue survey from CNN/Opinion Research finds that a majority of Americans believe that the economy should take precedence over the environment. It wasn't by a huge number - a little more than half (51%) picked "economy: and slightly...

14th April 2010

Cowboys, Conservationists, and the Hopeful Herd

When we are trying to make something happen, conservationists sometimes think like cowboys. We break out the rhetorical cattle prod and try to shock the public out of complacency and into action with a stiff jolt of bad news. There's a time and place for ...