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…

Types and Influential Factors of Consumers' Non-Purchasing Ecological Behaviors

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Tilikidou, I., & Delistavrou, A. (2008). Types and influential factors of consumers' non-purchasing ecological behaviors. Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(1), 61-76.
This article presents an examination of non-purchasing ecological behaviors and their influential factors. The results indicate that consumers who engage in recycling, proenvironm…

Psychology's Role in the Conserving Society

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Oskamp, S. (1983). Psychology's role in the conserving society. Population and Environment Behavioral and Social Issues, 6, 4, 255-293.
Reviews the literature on areas of progress in the environmental problems that affect people's lives and behaviors. It is suggested that psychologists and other social scientists …

The Unintended Effects of a Posted Sign on Littering Attitudes and Stated Intentions

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Horsley, A. D. (1988). The unintended effects of a posted sign on littering attitudes and stated intentions. Journal of Environmental Education, 19, 3, 10-14.
The effects of an anti-littering sign that read "We treat litterbugs like all insects" were compared with those for a sign that read "Please save our landscape; don't litter." Ss …

Littering: A New Unobtrusive Measure of Attitude

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Cialdini, R. B. & Baumann, D. J. (1981). Littering: A new unobtrusive measure of attitude. Social Psychology Quarterly, 44, 3, 254-259.
In Exp I, 227 voters' choices of presidential candidate were assessed, and their decisions to litter a parking lot with a campaign flier placed on their car windshield were observ…

Littering Behavior in Public Places

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Robinson, S. N. (1976). Littering behavior in public places. Environment and Behavior, 8, 3, 363-384.
Reviews and summarizes the present state of knowledge concerning littering behavior by categorizing available studies according to 4 major variables that influence littering--demo…
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