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

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…

Determinants of Recycling Behavior: A Synthesis of Research Results

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…

Only Pay for What you Throw Away

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

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

Motivating People to Recycle: The Use of Incentives

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

Variable Disposal Fee Impact

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.

Motivating Beverage Container Recycling on a College Campus

Luyben, P. & Cummings, S. (1981-1982). Motivating beverage container recycling on a college campus. Journal of Environmental Systems, 11, 3, 235-245.
Maintaining our materials base for production in the face of the declining energy and materials resources requires effective procedures to encourage recycling of scarce resources.…

Newspaper Recycling: The Effects of Rewards and Proximity of Containers

Luyben, P. D., & Bailey, J. S. (1979). Newspaper recycling: The effects of rewards and proximity of containers. Environment and Behavior, 11, 4, 539-557.
Newspaper recycling, if widely practiced, could contribute to the conservation of natural resources and energy. Two experiments using multiple baseline designs with reversals were…

Evaluating Participation in a Residential Recycling Program

Jacobs, H. E. & Bailey, J. S. (1982-83). Evaluating participation in a residential recycling program. Journal of Environmental Systems, 12, 2, 141-152.
The present study examined the effects of prompting, payment for material, a lottery, and frequency of collection on household participation in a residential recycling program. H…

Litter Reduction: A Review and Integration of the Literature. Special Issue: Litter Control and Recycling

Huffman, K. T., Grossnickle, W. F., Cope, J. G., & Huffman, K. P. (1995). Litter reduction: A review and integration of the literature. Special Issue: Litter control and recycling. Environment and Behavior, 27, 2, 153-183.
Examined 40 articles and 59 studies that employed either an antecedent strategy (ATS) or consequence strategy (CQS) to integrate behavioral and social changes in communities and i…

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