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

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…

The Induction of Sustained Recycling Behavior Through the Foot-in-the-Door Technique

Arbuthnot, J., Tedeschi, R., Wayner, M., Turner, J., Kressel, S. & Rush, R. (1977). The induction of sustained recycling behavior through the foot-in-the-door technique. Journal of Environmental Systems, 6, 4, 355-368.

Gallup Poll Shows Americans Buy Recyclable Containers

Modern Brewery Age (1988). Gallup poll shows Americans buy recyclable containers. Modern Brewery Age,

Office Paper Recycling Proves Successful

Resource Recycling (1989). Office paper recycling proves successful. Resource Recycling, May/June, 12.

The Roles of Attitudinal and Personality Variables in the Prediction of Environmental Behavior and Knowledge

Arbuthnot, J. (1977). The roles of attitudinal and personality variables in the prediction of environmental behavior and knowledge. Environment and Behavior, 9, 2, 217-232.
Suggests that the success of environmental policies and action programs may well depend upon an understanding of the impact of intraindividual variables on responses to environmen…

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

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 …

The Personal Threat of Environmental Problems as Predictor of Environmental Practices

Baldassare, M. & Katz, C. (1992). The personal threat of environmental problems as predictor of environmental practices. Environment and Behavior, 24, 5, 602-616.
640 adult residents of Orange County, California completed a survey regarding their perceived threat of environmental problems. Ss who perceived that environmental problems pose a…

A Focus Theory of Normative Conduct: Recycling the Concept of Norms to Reduce Littering in Public Places

Cialdini, R. B., Reno, R. R., & Kallgren, C. A. (1990). A focus theory of normative conduct: Recycling the concept of norms to reduce littering in public places. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 58, 6, 1015-1026.
Past research has generated mixed support among social scientists for the utility of social norms in accounting for human behavior. We argue that norms do have a substantial impac…

Increasing Community Recycling with Persuasive Communication and Public Commitment

Burn, S. M., & Oskamp, S. (1986). Increasing community recycling with persuasive communication and public commitment. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 16, 1, 29-41.
201 households that did not recycle during a 6-wk baseline period heard an oral informational statement delivered by 10 trained Boy Scouts (aged 13-17 yrs), and then 1 of 3 were…

Social Psychology and the Stimulation of Recycling Behaviors: The Block Leader Approach

Burn, S. M. (1991). Social psychology and the stimulation of recycling behaviors: The block leader approach. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 21, 8, 611-629.
Evaluated 2 treatments designed to increase participation in a city-sponsored curbside recycling program. In the block leader (BL) condition, in which 41 homes took part, citize…

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