Environmental Knowledge and Recycling Behavior as a Function of Attitudes and Personality Characteristics

Arbuthnot, J. Environmental knowledge and recycling behavior as a fuction of attitudes and personality characteristics. Vol. 1. 1974. 119-121.

Tested a numer of hypotheses regarding the relationship among (a) personality characteristics, (b) certain demographic factors, and (c) environmental attitudes, knowledge, and commitment (as shown by use of a recycling center). Findings are reported in detail. In general, they indicate that to increase ecological concern the 1st and most important goal should be to raise the information level, and that dissemination of such information should take into account the personality and attitude characteristics of the target public.

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