The Social Context of Recycling

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Derksen, L. & Gartrell, J. (1993). The social context of recycling. American Sociological Review, 58, 3, 434-442.
Examined the role of social context in the link between individual attitudes about the environment and recycling behavior by comparing communities that vary in their access to rec…

The Level of Effort Required for Behaviour as a Moderator of the Attitude-Behaviour Relation

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Bagozzi, R. P., Yi, Y., & Baumgartner, J. (1990). The level of effort required for behaviour as a moderator of the attitude-behaviour relation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 20, 1, 45-59.
Used questionnaire methodology with 166 business students, assigned to high- or low-effort conditions, to test the hypothesis that the manner in which attitudes influence behavi…

An Evaluation of Three Litter Control Procedures - Trash Receptacles, Paid Workers, and the Marked Item Technique

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Bacon-Prue, A., Blount, R., Pickering, D., & Drabman, R. S. (1980). An evaluation of three litter control procedures - trash receptacles, paid workers, and the marked item technique. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 13, 1, 165-170.
Assessed the effectiveness of 3 litter (L) control procedures on the grounds of a residential facility for the mentally retarded. 57 areas were divided into 5 groups according to …

Deriving Interventions on the Basis of Factors Influencing Behavioral Intentions for Waste Recycling, Composting, and Reuse in Cuba

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Mosler, H., Tamas, A., Tobias, R., Rodríguez, T., & Miranda, O. (2008). Deriving interventions on the basis of factors influencing behavioral intentions for waste recycling, composting, and reuse in Cuba. Environment and Behavior, 40(4), 522-544.
In this article the authors study existing waste-disposal intentions and behavior-influencing factors at the household level in Santiago de Cuba. The authors analyze the perceived…

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

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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…

Fleet Conversion in Local Government: Determinants of Driver Fuel Choice for Bi-Fuel Vehicles

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Johns, K., Khovanova, K., & Welch, E. (2009, May). Fleet conversion in local government: Determinants of driver fuel choice for bi-fuel vehicles. Environment and Behavior, 41(3), 402-426.
This study evaluates the conversion of one local government’s fleet from gasoline to bi-fuel E-85, compressed natural gas, and liquid propane gas powered vehicles at the midpoint …

Students' Perceptions of Difficulties in Cycling to School in Urban and Suburban Taiwan

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Chang, H.-W., Chang, H.-L. (2008). Students' perceptions of difficulties in cycling to school in urban and suburban Taiwan. Transportation Research Record, (2060), pp. 123-130.
Previous research has identified the importance of cycling training programs and examined the relationship between cycling attitudes and the behavior of cyclists; another importan…

The Check, Clean, Dry Campaign

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New Zealand is an island nation that lies deep in the South Pacific. It consists of two main islands – the North Island and the South Island – separated by a 29km wide waterway, t…

Transit Use at Transit-Oriented Developments in Portland, Oregon, Area

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Dill, J. (2008). Transit use at transit-oriented developments in Portland, Oregon, area. Transportation Research Record, (2063), pp. 159-167.
Many regions throughout the United States are turning to various smart growth concepts, including transit-oriented development (TOD), to address a variety of concerns. Public agen…

Cycling for Everyone: Lessons from Europe

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Pucher, J., & Buehler, R. (2008). Cycling for everyone: Lessons from Europe. Transportation Research Record, 2074, 58-65.
This paper investigates how bicycling can be promoted as a safe and feasible means of transport for everyone and for all trip purposes. The policies and programs needed to encoura…

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