Social Meaning and Social Context of Environmentally-Relevant Behavior: Shopping, Wrapping, and Disposing

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Hormuth, S. E. (1999). Social meaning and social context of environmentally-relevant behavior: Shopping, wrapping, and disposing. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 19, 3, 277-286.
Presents an eco-psychological approach to environmentally-relevant behavior, taking into account the person-environment relationship, its social and physical elements, and the soc…

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

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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…

Predicting Purchase Intentions for an Environmentally Sensitive Product

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Alwitt, L. F., & Pitts, R. E. (1996). Predicting purchase intentions for an environmentally sensitive product.. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 5, 1, 49-64.
Expressions of positive attitudes toward the environment are only weakly related to the consumption of alternatives to products that are environmentally (EVY) unfriendly. Yet, soc…

Consumer Research Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Purchase of Recycled-Content Products

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King County commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials & Atwood, A. M. (1994). Consumer research survey: Knowledge, attitudes, and purchase of recycled-content products. King County Commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials.

Altruism and Market-Like Behavior: An Analysis of Willingness to Pay for Recycled Paper Products

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Guagnano, G. A. (2001). Altruism and market-like behavior: An analysis of willingness to pay for recycled paper products.. Population & Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 22, 4, 425-438.
Discusses the contrast between self-interested behavior guided by rational choice and altruistic behavior guided by normative considerations. This study suggests that market and m…

Green Buying: The Influence of Environmental Concern on Consumer Behavior

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Mainieri, T., Barnett, E. G., Valdero,T. & Unipan, J. B. (1997). Green buying: The influence of environmental concern on consumer behavior. Journal of Social Psychology, 137, 2, 189-204.
Investigated variables that predict "green buying" (i.e., buying products that are environmentally beneficial). These included awareness about environmental impacts of products, s…

Ecologically Friendly Buying--Theoretical Implications of a Phenomenological Perspective

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Soler, C. (1996). Ecologically friendly buying--theoretical implications of a phenomenological perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 12, 3, 275-289.
Presents an alternative approach to the study of ecologically friendly buying. The results of an empirical pilot study of 47 consumers are presented, showing that personal experie…

Analysis of Consumer Attitudes in Michigan about Products Containing Recycled Materials

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Lai, M. j. (1991). Analysis of consumer attitudes in Michigan about products containing recycled materials. Dissertation Abstracts International, 52, 6-B,

Consumer Evaluation of Recycled Products

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Mobley, A. S., Painter, T. S., Untch, E. M. & Unnava, H. R. (1995). Consumer evaluation of recycled products. Psychology and Marketing, 12, 3, 165-176.
Investigated 89 university students' evaluation of products regarding whether they were recycled vs nonrecycled, new vs established brand name, and related vs not related to perso…

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