Understanding the Public Response to Solid Waste Mangement Issues: A Comparison of Four Illinois Communities

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Vining, J., Burdge, R. & Robertson, M. (1990). Understanding the public response to solid waste mangement issues: A comparison of four Illinois communities. (pp. 184). Urbana, Illinois: Office of Solid Waste Research.

1992 Waste Management Communication Study: Executive Summary

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Regional Municipality of PEEL (1993). 1992 Waste Management Communication Study: Executive summary. Peel: Regional Municipality of Peel.

Applying Social and Traditional Marketing Principles to the Reduction of Household Waste: Turning Research into Action

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Shrum, L. J., Lowrey, T. M., & McCarty, J. A. (1995). Applying social and traditional marketing principles to the reduction of household waste: Turning research into action. American Behavioral Scientist, 38, 4, 646-657.
Provides an overview of past research on household waste management, particularly research that pertains to recycling and to buying green. Buying green is defined as purchasing go…

Toward a Sustainable Society: Waste Minimization through Environmentally Conscious Consuming

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Linn, N., Vining, J., & Feeley, P. A. (1994). Toward a sustainable society: Waste minimization through environmentally conscious consuming. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 24, 17, 1550-1572.
The experiment was an educational intervention that promoted and described an ongoing environmental tagging program located in a chain of 3 local grocery stores. Over the period o…

Implementing Garbage User Fees in Ontario

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RCO Workshop Proceedings (1996). Implementing garbage user fees in Ontario. Toronto, ON: Recycling Council of Ontario.

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…

Making Source Reduction and Reuse Work in your Community: A Manual for Local Governments

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(1996). Making source reduction and reuse work in your community: A manual for local governments. Alexandria, VA: National Recycling Coalition, Source Reduction Forum.

Pollution Reduction Preferences of U.S. Environmental Managers: Applying Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior

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Cordano, Mark; Frieze, Irene Hanson (2000). Pollution reduction preferences of U.S. environmental managers: Applying Ajzen's theory of planned behavior.. Academy of Management Journal, 43, 4, 627-641.
Modified I. Ajzen's theory of planned behavior to analyze the behavioral preferences of 295 environmental managers. Ss were surveyed and structural equation analysis was used to l…

Spillover Processes in the Development of a Sustainable Consumption Pattern

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Thogersen, J. (1999). Spillover processes in the development of a sustainable consumption pattern. Journal of Economic Psychology, 20, 1, 53-81.
Hypotheses about possible mechanisms for spillover processes between pro-environmental behaviors were developed and tested by means of structural equation modelling. Data were col…

Analyzing Changes in Waste Reduction Behavior in a Low-Income Urban Community Following a Public Outreach Program

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Margai, F. L. (1997). Analyzing changes in waste reduction behavior in a low-income urban community following a public outreach program. Environment and Behavior, 29, 6, 769-792.
Investigated changes in waste reduction behavior in East Harlem, NY, before and after an educational outreach program. Using focus groups and survey data, the attitudinal and beha…

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