Pollution Reduction Preferences of U.S. Environmental Managers: Applying Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior

Cordano, Mark; Frieze, Irene Hanson (2000). Pollution reduction preferences of U.S. environmental managers: Applying Ajzen's theory of planned behavior.. Academy of Management Journal, 43, 4, 627-641.
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…

Altruism and Market-Like Behavior: An Analysis of Willingness to Pay for Recycled Paper Products

Guagnano, G. A. (2001). Altruism and market-like behavior: An analysis of willingness to pay for recycled paper products.. Population & Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 22, 4, 425-438.
Discusses the contrast between self-interested behavior guided by rational choice and altruistic behavior guided by normative considerations. This study suggests that market and m…

Consumer Research Survey: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Purchase of Recycled-Content Products

King County commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials & Atwood, A. M. (1994). Consumer research survey: Knowledge, attitudes, and purchase of recycled-content products. King County Commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials.

Predicting Purchase Intentions for an Environmentally Sensitive Product

Alwitt, L. F., & Pitts, R. E. (1996). Predicting purchase intentions for an environmentally sensitive product.. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 5, 1, 49-64.
Expressions of positive attitudes toward the environment are only weakly related to the consumption of alternatives to products that are environmentally (EVY) unfriendly. Yet, soc…

GVRD Waste Reduction Reuse & Recycling Attitudes Residential Telephone Survey

Angus Reid Group, Inc. (1996). GVRD waste reduction reuse & recycling attitudes residential telephone survey.

Predicting Recycling Behavior from Global and Specific Environmental Attitudes and Changes in Recycling Opportunities

Vining, J., & Ebreo, A. (1992). Predicting recycling behavior from global and specific environmental attitudes and changes in recycling opportunities. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 22, 20, 1580-1607.
Surveys of 1,028 households in a medium-sized city were conducted annually for 3 yrs to investigate changes in general environmental concern (as measured by R. E. Dunlap and K. D.…

The Unintended Effects of a Posted Sign on Littering Attitudes and Stated Intentions

Horsley, A. D. (1988). The unintended effects of a posted sign on littering attitudes and stated intentions. Journal of Environmental Education, 19, 3, 10-14.
The effects of an anti-littering sign that read "We treat litterbugs like all insects" were compared with those for a sign that read "Please save our landscape; don't litter." Ss …

Attitudes and Recycling: Does the Measurement of Affect Enhance Behavioral Prediction?

Smith, S. M., Haugtvedt, C. P., & Petty, R. E. (1994). Attitudes and recycling: Does the measurement of affect enhance behavioral prediction?. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 359-374.
Recent attempts to improve the influence of social marketing have often focused on behavioral strategies, largely neglecting the concept of attitude. This is understandable given…

Environmentalism and Consumers' Clothing Disposal Patterns: An Exploratory Study

Shim, S. (1995). Environmentalism and consumers' clothing disposal patterns: An exploratory study. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 13, 1, 38-48.
Examined the influence of environmental attitude and waste recycling behavior on clothing disposal patterns and the influence of gender, age, and ethnicity on clothing disposal pa…

Influences on Attitude-Behavior Relationships: A Natural Experiment with Curbside Recycling

Guagnano, G. A., Stern, P. C., & Dietz, T. (1995). Influences on attitude-behavior relationships: A natural experiment with curbside recycling. Environment and Behavior, 27, 5, 699-718.
To test a model in which attitudinal factors & external conditions act in combination to influence behavior, evidence was gathered in in a natural experiment in recycling in which…

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