Changing Homeowners' Behaviors Involving Toxic Household Chemicals: A Psychological, Multilevel Approach

Werner, C., & Adams, D. (2001). Changing homeowners' behaviors involving toxic household chemicals: A psychological, multilevel approach. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP), 1(1), 1-32.
We describe an education and behavior change program with a multi-level approach. The program goal is to change how people think about, use, store, and dispose of toxic household …

The Relationship Between Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity

Dono, J., Webb, J., & Richardson, B. (2009). The relationship between environmental activism, pro-environmental behaviour and social identity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
Research on environmental activism remains poorly integrated and ill-defined and to date, there has been little examination of the relationship of environmental activism, pro-envi…

Post-Disaster Flood Water Toxicity

Jane Rosenstein Portland August 27, 2009 01:41 PM
Is anyone aware of information associating post-Katrina flood water toxicity with accumulated household hazardous wastes? Similar information on flood waters resulting from other …

Toxics Reduction Initiatives for Consumer Products

Linda Varangu February 18, 2009 09:21 PM
Greetings Listserve members I am currently working on a project with the Canadian federal government where we would like to identify opportunities to enable and influence consu…

CBSM to Recruit "Mom and Pop" Auto Stores to be Used Oil Collect Centers

Cathie Chavez-Morris Los Angeles January 29, 2009 12:34 PM
Anyone performed research of has good examples on how to encourage "mom and pop" auto stores to be used oil collection centers. We have had alot of success with the big chains, b…

Promoting Source Reduction Behavior: The Role of Motivational Information

De Young, R., Duncan, A., Frank, J., Gill, N., Rothman, S., Shenot, J., Shotkin, A. & Zweizig, M. (1993). Promoting source reduction behavior: The role of motivational information. Environment and Behavior, 25, 1, 70-85.
Investigated the degree to which source reduction (SR) behavior in households could be enhanced using economic and environmental rationales among 103 grocery shoppers. An educat…

Attribution of Responsibility and Individual and Collective Coping with Environmental Threats

Hallman, W. K., & Wandersman, A. (1992). Attribution of responsibility and individual and collective coping with environmental threats. Journal of Social Issues, 48, 4, 101-118.
Summarizes many of the sources of stress that often accompany environmental threats, examines both individual and collective (IC) strategies for coping with environmental threat…

Public Attitudes toward Siting a High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository in Nevada

Kunreuther, H., Easterling, D., Desvousges, W., & Slovic, P. (1990). Public attitudes toward siting a high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada. Risk Analysis, 10, 4, 469-484.
Examined sources of public opposition to a high-level nuclear waste repository among 1,001 Nevada Ss and a national sample of 1,201 Ss to compare a benefit-cost model and a risk-p…

Support for Environmental Protection: The Role of Moral Norms

Stern, P. C., Dietz, T., & Black, J. S. (1986). Support for environmental protection: The role of moral norms. Population and Environment, Behavioral and Social Issues, 8, 3-4, 204-222.
Presents a theoretical model that traces support for environmental protection to a social-psychological process involving the activation of moral norms against harming innocent pe…

Living Near a Hazardous Waste Facility: Coping with Individual and Family Distress

Unger, D. G., Wandersman, A., & Hallman, W. (1992). Living near a hazardous waste facility: Coping with individual and family distress. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 62, 1, 55-70.
Explored how living near a hazardous waste facility would be related to an individual's and a family's level of distress. 235 residents (aged 18-83 yrs) were interviewed. Living…

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