Values and their Relationship to Environmental Concern and Conservation Behavior

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Schultz, P., Gouveia, V., Cameron, L., Tankha, G., Schmuck, P., & Franëk, M. (2005). Values and their Relationship to Environmental Concern and Conservation Behavior. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 36(4), 457-475.
Recent research has examined the relationship between values and attitudes about environmental issues. Findings from these studies have found values of self-transcendence (positiv…

Acculturation and Ecological Worldview among Latino Americans

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Schultz, P., Unipan, J., & Gamba, R. (2000, December 1). Acculturation and Ecological Worldview among Latino Americans. Journal of Environmental Education, 31(2), 22-27.
Examines environmental attitudes among foreign-born Latin Americans and differences in these attitudes associated with acculturation.

A Report on a Statewide Survey of Californians: Attitudes about Solid Waste Management

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Public Response Associates, I. A report on a statewide survey of Californians': Attitudes about solid waste management. California State Solid Waste Management Board, 1981.

Consumer Recycling Goals and their Effect on Decisions to Recycle: A Means-End Chain Analysis. Special Issue: Psychology, Marketing, and Recycling

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Bagozzi, R. P., & Dabholkar, P. A. (1994). Consumer recycling goals and their effect on decisions to recycle: A means-end chain analysis. Special Issue: Psychology, marketing, and recycling. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 313-340.
Means-end chain theory and the laddering methodology were used to derive the goals relevant to consumers for recycling, as well as the interrelations among goals. Data were collec…

The Relationship Between Environmental Activism, Pro-Environmental Behaviour and Social Identity

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Dono, J., Webb, J., & Richardson, B. (2009). The relationship between environmental activism, pro-environmental behaviour and social identity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, XX(X) (available online), 1-9.
Research on environmental activism remains poorly integrated and ill-defined and to date, there has been little examination of the relationship of environmental activism, pro-envi…

Reducing Solid Waste: Linking Recycling to Environmentally Responsible Consumerism

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Ebreo, A., Hershey, J. & Vining, J. (1999). Reducing solid waste: Linking recycling to environmentally responsible consumerism. Environment and Behavior, 31, 1, 107-135.
Examined through a mail survey, the relation between 654 Champaign-Urbana residents' beliefs about environmentally responsible consumerism and environmental attitudes, motives, an…

Commitment, Behavior, and Attitude Change: An Analysis of Voluntary Recycling

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Werner, C. M., Turner, J., Shipman, K., Twitchell, F. S., et al. (1995). Commitment, behavior, and attitude change: An analysis of voluntary recycling. Special Issue: Green psychology. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 15, 3, 197-208.
Describes a project designed to help local agencies select a method of inducing residents to participate in a free curbside recycling program. The project also provided an opportu…

Environmental Waste: Recycling Attitudes and Correlates

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Larsen, K. S. (1995). Environmental waste: Recycling attitudes and correlates. Journal of Social Psychology, 135, 1, 83-88.
A 5-phase study measured attitudes toward recycling environmental waste among 452 undergraduates. The item pool consisted of 40 positive statements and 41 negative statements. Ass…

Comparison of Self-Reported Recycling Attitudes and Behaviors with Actual Behavior

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Barker, K., Fong, L., Grossman, S., Quin, C., et al. (1994). Comparison of self-reported recycling attitudes and behaviors with actual behavior. Psychological Reports, 75, 1 (Part 2), 571-577.
Investigated the congruence of 102 college students' self-reported paper-recycling behaviors and attitudes with actual behavior. The hypothesis that college students would report …

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

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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…
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