Motivating People to Recycle: The Use of Incentives

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De Young, R. (1984). Motivating people to recycle: The use of incentives. Resource Recycling, May-June, 14-15, 42.

Variable Disposal Fee Impact

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Cuthbert, R. (1994). Variable disposal fee impact. BioCycle, May, 63-65.
Six case studies that investigate the impact of variable disposal fees upon residential waste reduction.

Only Pay for What you Throw Away

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Riggle, D. (1989). Only pay for what you throw away. BioCycle, February, 39-41.

Garbage by the Pound: Ready to Roll with Weight Based Fees

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Skumatz, L., Van Dusen, H. & Carton, J. (1994). Garbage by the pound: Ready to roll with weight based fees. BioCycle, November, 76-79.

Determinants of Recycling Behavior: A Synthesis of Research Results

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Hornik, J., Cherian, J., Madansky, M., & Narayana, C. (1995). Determinants of recycling behavior: A synthesis of research results. The Journal of Socio-Economics, 24, 1, 105-127.
Variables affecting consumer recycling behavior are classified into four theoretical groups: intrinsic & extrinsic incentives, & internal & external facilitators. These clusters o…

Recycling as a Marketing Problem: A Framework for Strategy Development. Special Issue: Psychology, Marketing, and Recycling

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Shrum, L. J., Lowrey, T. M., & McCarty, J. A. (1994). Recycling as a marketing problem: A framework for strategy development. Special Issue: Psychology, marketing, and recycling. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 393-416.
Provides a framework for integrating past recycling research by conceptualizing recycling compliance as a marketing problem. Within a social marketing framework, recycling behavio…

Who Recycles and When? A Review of Personal and Situational Factors

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Schultz, P. W., Oskamp, S., & Mainieri, T. (1995). Who recycles and when? A review of personal and situational factors. Journal of Enviornmental Psychology, 15, 2, 105-121.
Reviews 80 studies, published 1969-1995, to examine recyling behaviors as differentiated from attitudes and intentions. The effects on recycling behavior of both personal variabl…

Resource Conservation and Recycling: Behavior and Policy

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Oskamp, S. (1995). Resource conservation and recycling: Behavior and policy. Journal of Social Issues, 51, 4, 157-177.
Reviews earlier research on forms of solid waste recycling and describes the findings of several recent studies of curbside programs. Past research has found that general environm…

Litter Reduction: How Effective is the New York State Bottle Bill?

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Levitt, L., & Leventhal, G. (1986). Litter reduction: How effective is the New York State Bottle Bill?. Environment and Behavior, 18, 4, 467-479.
Examined the effectiveness of the anti-litter New York Bottle Bill by using a multiple-time series design in which 7 observations of the number of returnable and nonreturnable bot…

Consumer/Voter Behavior in the Passage of the Michigan Container Law

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Crosby, L. A., Gill, J. D., & Taylor, J. R. (1981). Consumer/voter behavior in the passage of the Michigan container law. Journal of Marketing, 45, 2, 19-32.
The landslide victory of Michigan's bottle bill by popular vote contradicts previous findings regarding the small size of the ecologically concerned consumer segment. A survey of…

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