Litter Reduction: A Review and Integration of the Literature. Special Issue: Litter Control and Recycling

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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…

Recycling as Altruistic Behavior: Normative and Behavioral Strategies to Expand Participation in a Community Recycling Program

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Hopper, J. R., & Nielsen, J. M. (1991). Recycling as altruistic behavior: Normative and behavioral strategies to expand participation in a community recycling program. Environment and Behavior, 23, 2, 195-220.
Experimental and survey data from 122 residents of a large urban neighborhood with a community-wide curbside recycling program confirm that recycling behavior is consistent with S…

Tin Recycling: Awareness, Comprehension, Attitude, Intention and Behavior

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Kok, G., & Siero, S. (1985). Tin recycling: Awareness, comprehension, attitude, intention and behavior. Journal of Economic Psychology, 6, 2, 157-173.
Investigated factors that influence participation in a tin-recycling program. Three theoretical viewpoints are integrated in a stepwise model of participation: (1) attitude change…

Effects of Verbal Prompting and Block Characteristics on Participation in Curbside Newspaper Recycling

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Spaccarelli, S., Zolik, E. & Jason, L. A. (1989-1990). Effects of verbal prompting and block characteristics on participation in curbside newspaper recycling. Journal of Environmental Systems, 19, 1, 45-57.
The effects of two prompting procedures to promote curbside recycling of newspapers were evaluated. Results indicated no effect on weekly percent participation after handbills al…

The Efficacy of the Block Leader Approach in Facilitating Composting

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MacMillan, J. (1995). The efficacy of the block leader approach in facilitating composting. Fredericton, New Brunswick: St. Thomas University.

1992 Waste Management Communication Study: Executive Summary

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Regional Municipality of PEEL (1993). 1992 Waste Management Communication Study: Executive summary. Peel: Regional Municipality of Peel.

The Role of Memory in Understanding and Encouraging Recycling Behavior. Special Issue: Psychology, Marketing, and Recycling

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Heckler, S. E. (1994). The role of memory in understanding and encouraging recycling behavior. Special Issue: Psychology, marketing, and recycling. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 375-392.
Explores the role of memory processes in 2 aspects of recycling behavior. First, traditional research in cognitive psychology, communication, and consumer behavior is discussed br…

Recycling as a Marketing Problem: A Framework for Strategy Development. Special Issue: Psychology, Marketing, and Recycling

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Shrum, L. J., Lowrey, T. M., & McCarty, J. A. (1994). Recycling as a marketing problem: A framework for strategy development. Special Issue: Psychology, marketing, and recycling. Psychology and Marketing, 11, 4, 393-416.
Provides a framework for integrating past recycling research by conceptualizing recycling compliance as a marketing problem. Within a social marketing framework, recycling behavio…

Preparing for the Environmental Decade: A Field Experiment on Recycling Behavior

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Krendl, K. A., Olson, B., & Burke, R. (1992). Preparing for the environmental decade: A field experiment on recycling behavior. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 20, 1, 19-36.
Examines the impact of a communication campaign designed to encourage recycling participation in a community curbside pickup program. Residents in the study were contacted in 1 of…

Commitment, Behavior, and Attitude Change: An Analysis of Voluntary Recycling. Special Issue: Green Psychology

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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…

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