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The Demographics of Recycling and the Structure of Environmental Behavior

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Berger, I. E. (1997). The demographics of recycling and the structure of environmental behavior. Environment and Behavior, 29, 4, 515-531.
The influence of socioeconomic and demographic variables on environmentally responsible behaviors is examined. Analysis of questionnaire data compiled by Statistics Canada from 43…

An Investigation of Strategies, Incentives, and Operational Characteristics of Recycling Programs

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Kim, S. M. (1995). An investigation of strategies, incentives, and operational characteristics of recycling programs. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56, 4-B,
How can municipalities maximize and sustain citizen participation in solid waste recycling programs? Based on survey responses from 71 recycling coordinators, this research provid…

Do-It-Yourself and Energy Conservation

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Mayer, Peter C (1996). Do-it-yourself and energy conservation. Contemporary Economic Policy , 14, 116-118.
A study was conducted to investigate whether buyer-installation of household equipment reduces the inclination to buy energy-saving equipment. The results reveal the need …

Clinical Validation and Cognitive Elaboration: Signs That Encourage Sustained Recycling

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Werner, Carol M.; Stoll, Robert; Birch, Paul; White, Paul H. (2002). Clinical Validation and Cognitive Elaboration: Signs That Encourage Sustained Recycling. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 24, 3, 185 – 203.
Three field experiments coupled the clinical psychology concept of validation with Elaboration Likelihood Model-Heuristic-Systematic Model theorizing to increase the influence of …

A Diagnostic Approach to Increase Reusable Dinnerware Selection in a Cafeteria

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Manuel, Jennifer C.; Sunseri, Mary Anne; Olson, Ryan; Scolari, Miranda (2007 ). A Diagnostic Approach to Increase Reusable Dinnerware Selection in a Cafeteria. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 301-310.
The current project tested a diagnostic approach to selecting interventions to increase patron selection of reusable dinnerware in a cafeteria. An assessment survey, completed by …

Commuting by Car or Public Transportation? A Social Dilemma Analysis of Travel Mode Judgments

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Van Vugt, M., Van Lange, P. A. M. & Meertens, R. M. Commuting by car or public transportation? A social dilemma analysis of travel mode judgments. Vol. 26. 1996. 373-395.
Examined judgments regarding the decision to commute by car vs public transportation (PT) in terms of a conflict between immediate self-interest and long-term collective interest.…

Commingled versus Separated Curbside Recycling: Does Sorting Matter? American Psychological Association Meeting (1994, Los Angeles, California, US)

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Oskamp, S., Zelezny, L., Schultz, P. W., Hurin, S., et al. Commingled versus separated curbside recycling: Does sorting matter? American Psychological Association Meeting (1994, Los Angeles, California, US). Vol. 28. 1996. 73-91.
Observed household curbside recycling behavior in 2,213 households in similar cities. In one, all recyclables were mixed together, and in the other, 4 types of materials were sepa…

What Makes a Recycler? A Comparison of Recyclers and Nonrecyclers

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Vining, J., & Ebreo, A. What makes a recycler? A comparison of recyclers and nonrecyclers. Vol. 22. 1990. 55-73.
Investigated differences between 110 recyclers (RCs) and 87 nonrecyclers (NRCs) in 2 areas: (1) recycling knowledge and motives and (2) demographic characteristics. RCs in general…

Manufacurer/Public Cooperation Takeback CFL Bulbs

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Jan Gravemaker Tukwil January 09, 2008 03:09 PM
Does anybody know about a private/public partnership in which CFL lightbulbs are taken-back at the point of sale and then returned to the manufacturing sector where the toxic, rar…

Finding International Best Practice Models for CFL Diversion from Household Waste and Recycling Options

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Susanne Dittke Cape Town December 21, 2007 06:37 PM
Dear List Member of FSB Our South African parastatal energy provider ESKOM has recently embarked on a Demand Side Management programme for both households and businesses to f…

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