Values and their Relationship to Environmental Concern and Conservation Behavior

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Schultz, P., Gouveia, V., Cameron, L., Tankha, G., Schmuck, P., & Franëk, M. (2005). Values and their Relationship to Environmental Concern and Conservation Behavior. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 36(4), 457-475.
Recent research has examined the relationship between values and attitudes about environmental issues. Findings from these studies have found values of self-transcendence (positiv…

Behavioral Determinants of Household Participation in a Home Composting Scheme

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Edgerton, E., McKechnie, J., & Dunleavy, K. (2009). Behavioral determinants of household participation in a home composting scheme. Environment and Behavior, 41(2), 151-169.
This article investigates the factors that influence the decision made by individuals to participate in home composting schemes promoted by two local authorities in Scotland. The …

Environmentally Friendly Behavior: Can Heterogeneity Among Individuals and Contexts/Environments be Harvested for Improved Sustainable Management?

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Dolnicar, S., & Grün, B. (2009). Environmentally friendly behavior: Can heterogeneity among individuals and contexts/environments be harvested for improved sustainable management?. Environment and Behavior, 41(5), 693-714.
The study of behavior with environmental consequences (recycling, water conservation, etc.) has received significant attention from social scientists over the past few decades. Ho…

Developing Strategies for Waste Reduction by Means of Tailored Interventions in Santiago de Cuba

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Tobias, R., Brügger, A., & Mosler, H. (2009). Developing strategies for waste reduction by means of tailored interventions in Santiago de Cuba. Environment and Behavior, 41(6), 836-865. doi:10.1177/0013916509338004.
This article introduces an approach to tailoring behavior-change campaigns to target populations using the example of solid waste reduction in Santiago de Cuba. Tailoring is perfo…

Rural Engagement

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Unknown June 08, 2010 09:25 AM
Looking for research and information concerning best practice when trying to enhance rural participation in waste diversion programs. A small township in the County of Dufferin in…

Mulching or Composting Paper Towels

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Sue Arndt Mansfield March 09, 2010 06:48 PM
Hello Paper towel from our bathrooms and kitchen forms the bulk of the waste from our offices going to landfill. As a Local Government Authority we also manage parks and garde…

Composting in the Rainforest

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Nathan Huerkamp Spanish Lookout February 27, 2010 11:01 AM
Currently I am in Belize and working on incorporating more permaculture into a farm here. One thing I would really like to do is construct a compost bin. The problem is that I o…

Residential Food Waste Composting Report

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Rhodes Yepsen Emmaus January 20, 2010 03:09 PM
Considering the wide interest in composting, I thought you'd be interested in a press release that BioCycle magazine is sending out today on residential food waste collection prog…

Composting in Winter

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Willow Lundgren Kansas City January 13, 2010 02:12 PM
I am writing an article due Tuesday, January 19 for Greenability magazine, and would like to interview a backyard composting behavioral expert and/or be directed to relevant behav…

Compostable Bags for Green Bin Programs

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Matthew Adams Waterloo January 05, 2010 10:55 PM
I am looking for any literature or ideas on promoting the use of compostable bags rather than plastic bags for organic waste collection, especially for a municipal program. Any he…

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