[Noisebridge-discuss] Rodents/tossing out left out food
asweigart at gmail.com
Mon Dec 23 23:52:47 UTC 2013
I just use simple printouts and then use packing tape to give it a
pseudo-laminated surface. It works well enough (I tend to find low-tech
solutions are often more practical.)
Signs are weak as enforcement mechanisms. I try to use them more for
information. I've found the best practices are:
1) Put packing tape over them to make them a bit more durable.
2) Use a large Arial Black font to make them readable.
3) Use as few words as possible. No one wants to read a novel.
4) Link to the wiki for more details, including qr code. Use the
nburl.netURL shortening site.
On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Johny Radio <johnyradio at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/23/2013 3:29:58 PM, "Al Sweigart" <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll print up signs and post them to the fridge/kitchen area telling
> them that food left out overnight will be tossed.
> That's awesome, Al!
> I once put up signs over the sink saying "No food trash" in the sinks that
> have no disposal unit, and "Food trash OK" over the sink with a disposal.
> The signs are long gone, and all three sinks are eternally clogged with
> food trash. Maybe someone with laser-cutting skills could make something
> more permanent?
> There's a sign in the kitchen and dirty shop saying something like "clean
> up after yourself". Signs alone are weak, without community standards
> communicated through a formalized new-user orientation.
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