A Comparison of Table-Littering Behavior in Two Settings: A Case for a Contextual Research Strategy

Meeker, F. L. (1997). A comparison of table-littering behavior in two settings: A case for a contextual research strategy. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 17, 1, 59-68.
Compared table littering behavior of nearly 2,000 persons and 1,100 table occupancies in 2 settings (a fast-food restaurant and a university library concession lounge). The settin…

Recycling and Morality: A Critical Review of the Literature

Thogersen, J. (1996). Recycling and morality: A critical review of the literature. Environment and Behavior, 28, 4, 536-558.
Provides a brief literature review with the intention of uncovering problems and shortcomings in the framework of the Subjective Expected Utility model and the Theory of Reasoned …

Public Perception of Strategies for Increasing Participation in Recycling Programs

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…

Effort as a Moderator of the Attitude-Behavior Relationship: General Environmental Concern and Recycling

Schultz, P. W. & Oskamp, S. (1996). Effort as a moderator of the attitude-behavior relationship: General environmental concern and recycling. Social Psychology Quarterly, 59, 4, 375-383.
Examined the role of effort in the link between attitudes and behavior, and tested the possibility that effort can reconcile the disparate findings on the relationship between env…

Understanding the Determinants of Consumer Composting Behavior

Taylor, S. & Todd, P. (1997). Understanding the determinants of consumer composting behavior. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 27, 7, 602-628.
Compared 3 models of waste management behavior: (1) a theory of reasoned action model, (2) an environmental belief-behavior model, and (3) an integrated waste management model. 1,…

Pro-Environmental Habits: Propensity Levels in Behavioral Change

Dahlstrand, U. & Biel, A. (1997). Pro-environmental habits: Propensity levels in behavioral change. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 27, 7, 588-601.
Examined relationships between habits, beliefs about products, choice criteria for purchasing, and perceptions of such factors, applied to the area of buying home detergents and w…

Green Buying: The Influence of Environmental Concern on Consumer Behavior

Mainieri, T., Barnett, E. G., Valdero,T. & Unipan, J. B. (1997). Green buying: The influence of environmental concern on consumer behavior. Journal of Social Psychology, 137, 2, 189-204.
Investigated variables that predict "green buying" (i.e., buying products that are environmentally beneficial). These included awareness about environmental impacts of products, s…

Teaching the Concept of Precycling: A Campaign and Evaluation

Gillilan, Sheryl; Werner, Carol M.; Olson, Lynne; Adams, Dorothy (1996). Teaching the Concept of Precycling: A Campaign and Evaluation. Journal of Environmental Education, 28, 1, 11-18.
Evaluated the extent to which shoppers acquired knowledge about precycling from radio, TV and in-store advertising campaign (ADC) and whether that knowledge was translated into se…

The Impact of Behavioural Difficulty on the Saliency of the Association between Self-Determined Motivation and Environmental Behaviours

Green-Demers, I., Pelletier, L. G. & Menard, S. (1997). The impact of behavioural difficulty on the saliency of the association between self-determined motivation and environmental behaviours. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 29, 3, 157-166.
Evaluated the impact of the perceived level of difficulty of environmental behaviours on the magnitude of the relationship between environmental self-determination and the occurre…

Analyzing Changes in Waste Reduction Behavior in a Low-Income Urban Community Following a Public Outreach Program

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…

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