Pollution Reduction Preferences of U.S. Environmental Managers: Applying Ajzens Theory of Planned Behavior

Cordano, M., & Frieze, I. (2000). Pollution reduction preferences of U.S. environmental managers: Applying Ajzen's theory of planned behavior. Academy of Management Journal, 43(4), 627-641. doi:10.2307/1556358.
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…

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

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…

Twenty Years After Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A New Meta-Analysis of psycho-Social Determinants of Pro-Environmental Behaviour

Bamberg, S., & Möser, G. (2007). Twenty years after Hines, Hungerford, and Tomera: A new meta-analysis of psycho-social determinants of pro-environmental behaviour. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 27(1), 14-25.
The goal of the present paper is a replication as well as an extension of the Hines et al. [(1986/87). Analysis and synthesis of research on responsible environmental behaviour: A…

Promoting Internalized Motivation for Environmentally Responsible Behavior: A Prospective Study of Environmental Goals

Osbaldiston, R., & Sheldon, K. (2003). Promoting internalized motivation for environmentally responsible behavior: A prospective study of environmental goals. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(4), 349-357.
We used a prospective design and structural equation modeling procedures to examine the processes by which people internalize the doing of new environmental behaviors. As predicte…

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

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…

RFQ: CBSM Project to Reduce Paper & Improve Recycling

Graham Currie Vancouver June 25, 2010 11:28 AM
Metro Vancouver recently released a Request for Qualifications seeking a qualified contractor to conduct a CBSM project to reduce paper and improve recycling within a commercial o…

Decreasing the use of Styrofoam

Kate Corwin Kansas City November 30, 2009 09:55 AM
I'd like to find out if any communities have had luck in decreasing or even eliminating the use of Styrofoam. In Kansas City we do not have the ability to recycle Styrofoam, and …

Zero Waste: Front page of New York Times

Maggie Clarke New York October 31, 2009 01:49 PM
I don't know if folks noticed the zero waste article on the front page of the New York Times on Tuesday of last week (Oct 20). http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/20/science/earth/20t…

Extending Planned Environmentalism: Anticipated Guilt and Embarrassment Across Cultures

Kaiser, F., Schultz, P., Berenguer, J., Corral-Verdugo, V., & Tankha, G. (2008). Extending planned environmentalism: Anticipated guilt and embarrassment across cultures. European Psychologist, 13(4), 288-297.
This paper cross-culturally tests an extended version of the planned behavior theory. Using cross-sectional surveys of 801 university students from four different cultures (high v…

Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility

Sarjahani, A., Serrano, E. L. & Johnson, R. (2009). Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, (4)1, 95-102.
National data indicate that 91 billion pounds of food are lost by consumers and food service annually. With growing concerns about the environment, economy, and food production, i…

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