Clinical Validation and Cognitive Elaboration: Signs That Encourage Sustained Recycling

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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 …

Do-It-Yourself and Energy Conservation

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Mayer, Peter C (1996). Do-it-yourself and energy conservation. Contemporary Economic Policy , 14, 116-118.
A study was conducted to investigate whether buyer-installation of household equipment reduces the inclination to buy energy-saving equipment. The results reveal the need …

An Investigation of Strategies, Incentives, and Operational Characteristics of Recycling Programs

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Kim, S. M. (1995). An investigation of strategies, incentives, and operational characteristics of recycling programs. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56, 4-B,
How can municipalities maximize and sustain citizen participation in solid waste recycling programs? Based on survey responses from 71 recycling coordinators, this research provid…

The Demographics of Recycling and the Structure of Environmental Behavior

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Berger, I. E. (1997). The demographics of recycling and the structure of environmental behavior. Environment and Behavior, 29, 4, 515-531.
The influence of socioeconomic and demographic variables on environmentally responsible behaviors is examined. Analysis of questionnaire data compiled by Statistics Canada from 43…

Behavioral Strategies to Reduce Cigarette Litter

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Cope, J. G., Huffman, K. T., Allred, L. J. & Grossnickle, W. F. (1993). Behavioral strategies to reduce cigarette litter. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 8, 4, 607-619.
Determined in 2 experiments whether an increased number of ashtrays available in a particular location would reduce ground accumulations of cigarette litter and whether decorated …

Public Perception of Strategies for Increasing Participation in Recycling Programs

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Nyamwange, M. (1996). Public perception of strategies for increasing participation in recycling programs. Journal of Environmental Education, 27, 4, 19-22.
Assessed public perception of selected strategies for increasing participation in city recycling programs. Ss completed a questionnaire regarding frequency of recycling, items rec…

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…

Increasing Recycling in Academic Buildings: A Systematic Replication

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Ludwig, T. D., Gray, T. W. & Rowell, A. (1998). Increasing recycling in academic buildings: A systematic replication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 31, 4, 683-686.
Studied recycling behavior within an ABA multiple baseline design by placing recycling receptacles in 2 locations in academic buildings. During baseline, recycling receptacles wer…

Determinants of Participation in Multi-Family Recycling Programs

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Katzev, R., Blake, G., & Messer, B. (1993). Determinants of participation in multi-family recycling programs. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 23, 5, 374-385.
Investigated the determinants of recycling in multifamily residences by administering a questionnaire to 191 residents of buildings where recycling collection systems had been ins…

Market Segementation for Recycling

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Howenstine, E. (1993). Market segementation for recycling. Environment and Behavior, 25, 1, 86-102.
Suggests that from a behavioral perspective, the decision to recycle or not to recycle can be understood as a set of conditions that must be met: sufficient motivation, knowledge,…
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