The Effects of Personal Communication Strategies on Curbside Recycling

Lucia, M. (1990). The effects of personal communication strategies on curbside recycling. Dissertation Abstracts International, 51, 6-B,

Measuring the Effects of Message Framing on the Behavior of Recycling in a Residential Recycling Program

Littlejohn, C. R. (1997). Measuring the effects of message framing on the behavior of recycling in a residential recycling program. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 58, 3-A,
This research, which replicated 'The Effects of Message Framing on Response to Environmental Communications' by Joel J. Davis, explored how the framing of environmental communicat…

Factors that Affect Attitudes towards and Participation in Mandated Curbside Recycling Programs

Phillips, E. L. Jr. (1994). Factors that affect attitudes towards and participation in mandated curbside recycling programs. Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 54, 11-A,

Testing the Effectiveness of Supermarket-Based Environmental Shopping Campaigns in Changing Consumer Behavior in New York City

Clarke, Marjorie J. (Apr 2000). Testing the effectiveness of supermarket-based environmental shopping campaigns in changing consumer behavior in New York City. . Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: the Sciences & Engineering., 60, 9B, p. 4491.
To advance waste prevention research, this study tested two environmental shopping educational campaigns in Manhattan supermarkets to impart information and motivation to shop…

Taking the University to Task

Mansfield, William H., III (1998). Taking the university to task. World Watch , 11, 3, 24-30.
Students are challenging campus administrators to make the setting of their education more sustainable. University students in North America, Europe, and Australia have …

Participatory Planning--A Heuristic for Adjusting Interventions to the Context

Matthies, Ellen; Kroemker, Doerthe. (2000). Participatory planning--A heuristic for adjusting interventions to the context.. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 20, 1, 65-74.
Past studies suggest that interventions can be optimally tailored to the specific situation by involving the target group in the planning stage of the intervention. A heuristi…

The Theory of Reasoned Action and Self-Construals: Understanding Recycling in Hawaii

Park, Hee Sun; Levine, Timothy R; Sharkey, William F (1998). The theory of reasoned action and self-construals: Understanding recycling in Hawaii. . Communication Studies, 49, 3, 196-208.
Used the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) to predict the behavioral intention to recycle among 201 undergraduate students (aged 18-52 yrs) at the University of Hawaii. Measuri…

The Cost of Reducing Municipal Solid Waste

Palmer, Karen L; Sigman, Hilary; Walls, Margaret (1997). The cost of reducing municipal solid waste. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , 33, 128-150.
The writers examine three price-based policies for solid waste reduction, namely, deposit/refunds, advance disposal fees, and recycling subsidies. They parameterize …

Psychology and Sustainability: An Introduction

McKenzie-Mohr, D. & Oskamp, S. (1995). Psychology and Sustainability: An Introduction. Journal of Social Issues, 51, 4, 1-14.
A special issue on psychology and the promotion of a sustainable future. Topics discussed include sustainability as a social vision; education, the media, and tax refor…

Clinical Validation and Cognitive Elaboration: Signs That Encourage Sustained Recycling

Werner, Carol M.; Stoll, Robert; Birch, Paul; White, Paul H. (2002). Clinical Validation and Cognitive Elaboration: Signs That Encourage Sustained Recycling. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 24, 3, 185 – 203.
Three field experiments coupled the clinical psychology concept of validation with Elaboration Likelihood Model-Heuristic-Systematic Model theorizing to increase the influence of …

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