Psychology and Sustainability: An Introduction

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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…

'Pay As You Throw' Waste Schemes Encourage Household Recycling

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nmclaren December 13, 2008 07:16 PM
'Pay As You Throw' waste schemes encourage household recycling New research has concluded that 'Pay As You Throw' waste collection schemes can increase levels of recycling amo…

The Comparative Effectiveness of Reward and Commitment Approaches in Motivating Community Recycling

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Katzev, R. D. & Pardini, A. U. The comparative effectiveness of reward and commitment approaches in motivating community recycling. Vol. 17. 1987-1988. 93-113.

Cognitive Consequences of Legislating Postpurchase Behavior: Growing up with the Bottle Bill

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Kahle, L. R., & Beatty, S. E. Cognitive consequences of legislating postpurchase behavior: Growing up with the bottle bill. Vol. 17. 1987. 828-843.
Examined the variables of (1) attitudes toward returning bottles, (2) intentions, (3) behaviors, (4) subjective norms, and (5) habits as they function within the cognitive context…

Garbage Collection as a Utility Charge

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Brenda Maccallum Saint John May 01, 2008 02:33 PM
We are working with a municipality that currently does not provide waste collection for its residents; residents must hire their own hauler to collect waste. Attempts to have coll…

Incentives vs. Potential Incentives

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Derrick Mains Scottsdale January 03, 2008 10:37 AM
Just wondering if anyone has experience with "potential incentives" for recycling. So instead of a $5 incentive for dropping off your used oil, has anyone used a promotion with a …

Recycling Grocery Bags

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patricia martinek November 29, 2007 10:15 AM
At the National Recycling Coalition conference in September, I learned that two of the Denver-area supermarket chains collect plastic bags and sell them to a company called TREX w…

Increasing Curbside Recycling Rates

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Kate Corwin Kansas City November 19, 2007 03:42 PM
Hi, I'm interested in any ideas or sample programs that have attempted to increase curbside recycling rates in urban neighborhoods using social marketing and possibly economi…

Seeking Review of Beverage Container Deposit Programs

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Amanda Kilburn Vancouver August 23, 2007 10:40 PM
Hello Listserv Members, I am looking for a review of beverage container deposit, or bottle deposit, programs. Specifically, I would like to know which states/provinces have g…

Prizes as a Thank You for Recycling or Incentives as a Motivator to Recycle

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Kelley Dennings Arlington August 13, 2007 11:03 AM
Hello, This news release went out today. Please let your citizens, local newspapers, block leaders, friends and family know about the contest. I would love to see a huge incre…

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