Psychological Factors Affecting Paper Recycling by Businesses

Oskamp, S., Williams, R., Unipan, J., Steers, N., Mainieri, T., & Kurland, G. (1994). Psychological factors affecting paper recycling by businesses. Environment and Behavior, 26, 4, 477-503.
Representatives of 92 major companies in Los Angeles County, California were interviewed on 8 practices: separating types of paper, using desktop recycling containers, using large…

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…

Subjective Expected Utility, Thresholds, and Recycling

Luedemann, C. (1999). Subjective expected utility, thresholds, and recycling. Environment and Behavior, 31, 5, 613-629.
In this article, a measurement procedure is proposed and applied in a survey on environmental behavior (247 Ss aged 18-86 yrs) in which costs, utilities, and expectations of outco…

Factors Influencing Community Residents' Participation in Commingled Curbside Recycling Programs

Gamba, R. J., & Oskamp, S. (1994). Factors influencing community residents' participation in commingled curbside recycling programs. Environment and Behavior, 26, 5, 587-612.
Examined specific motives for recycling (RCY) and actual RCY behavior in a suburb with a new commingled RCY program. A survey of environmental and RCY attitudes and knowledge and …

Newspaper Recycling Behavior: The Effects of Prompting and Proximity of Containers

Reid, D. H., Luyben, P. D., Rawers, R. J. & Bailey, J. S. (1976). Newspaper recycling behavior: the effects of prompting and proximity of containers. Environment and Behavior, 8, 471-481.
Used a multiple baseline experimental design to investigate prompting and proximity of recycling containers as variables affecting newspaper recycling by apartment residents. Fo…

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…

The Demographics of Recycling and the Structure of Environmental Behavior

Berger, I. E. (1997). The demographics of recycling and the structure of environmental behavior. Environment and Behavior, 29, 4, 515-531.
The influence of socioeconomic and demographic variables on environmentally responsible behaviors is examined. Analysis of questionnaire data compiled by Statistics Canada from 43…

A Diagnostic Approach to Increase Reusable Dinnerware Selection in a Cafeteria

Manuel, Jennifer C.; Sunseri, Mary Anne; Olson, Ryan; Scolari, Miranda (2007 ). A Diagnostic Approach to Increase Reusable Dinnerware Selection in a Cafeteria. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 301-310.
The current project tested a diagnostic approach to selecting interventions to increase patron selection of reusable dinnerware in a cafeteria. An assessment survey, completed by …

Behavioral Strategies to Reduce Cigarette Litter

Cope, J. G., Huffman, K. T., Allred, L. J. & Grossnickle, W. F. (1993). Behavioral strategies to reduce cigarette litter. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 8, 4, 607-619.
Determined in 2 experiments whether an increased number of ashtrays available in a particular location would reduce ground accumulations of cigarette litter and whether decorated …

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