Correlates of Pro-Sustainability Orientation: The Affinity Towards Diversity

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Corral-Verdugo, V., Bonnes, M., Tapia-Fonllem, C., Fraijo-Sing, B., Frías-Armenta, M., & Carrus, G. (2009). Correlates of pro-sustainability orientation: The affinity towards diversity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 34-43.
The concept of affinity towards diversity (ATD) is introduced and illustrated with two studies on the psychological drivers of pro-sustainability orientation and environmentally f…

Developing Strategies for Waste Reduction by Means of Tailored Interventions in Santiago de Cuba

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Tobias, R., Brügger, A., & Mosler, H. (2009). Developing strategies for waste reduction by means of tailored interventions in Santiago de Cuba. Environment and Behavior, 41(6), 836-865. doi:10.1177/0013916509338004.
This article introduces an approach to tailoring behavior-change campaigns to target populations using the example of solid waste reduction in Santiago de Cuba. Tailoring is perfo…

Comparing Normative Influences as Determinants of Environmentally Conscious Behaviours Between the USA and Japan

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Ando, K., Ohnuma, S., & Chang, E. (2007). Comparing normative influences as determinants of environmentally conscious behaviours between the USA and Japan. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 10(3), 171-178. doi:10.1111/j.1467-839X.2007.00223.x.
The present study explored the influences of subjective and descriptive norms on environmentally conscious behaviours between the USA and Japan. It was predicted that subjective n…

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…

Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure

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Kaiser, F., Doka, G., Hofstetter, P., & Ranney, M. (2003). Ecological behavior and its environmental consequences: A life cycle assessment of a self-report measure. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(1), 11-20.
The environmental impact of individuals, namely, how much they pollute and what resources they consume, is of paramount importance. However, even environmental psychologists rarel…

Street Sweepings & Wash Bays

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Dr Rosemarie Russo Fort Collins May 25, 2010 05:54 PM
Our Streets Dept has been trying to think of an alternative use for it's street sweepings - it has too much oil for compost material. Does anyone have any alternative use? They al…

Interdependence with the Environment: Commitment, Interconnectedness, and Environmental Behavior

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Davis, J., Green, J., & Reed, A. (2009). Interdependence with the environment: Commitment, interconnectedness, and environmental behavior. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(2), 173-180.
Do individuals’ perceptions of their interdependence with the natural environment affect their environmental behaviors? From the perspective of interdependence theory, we introduc…

Washable Diaper Barriers

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Eteri Rustamova Toronto March 06, 2010 10:07 AM
Hi! I am looking for information on barriers for using washable diapers. price would be one, any research on this topic? Thank you very much! Eteri Rustamova University of …

Handkerchief Usage

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Midi Zhang Toronto March 05, 2010 07:04 PM
Disposable paper knapkins use up precious resources and are not completely recycled. Handkerchiefs are nice alternatives that require little effort and commitment, but could poten…

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable Diapers

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Kerri MacDonald Collingwood February 27, 2009 09:34 AM
I am looking for any information on the environmental impacts of Cloth vs Disposable diapers. Kerri MacDonald Environment Network Canada

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