Teaching the Concept of Precycling: A Campaign and Evaluation

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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…

Public Perception of Strategies for Increasing Participation in Recycling Programs

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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…

The Demographics of Recycling and the Structure of Environmental Behavior

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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 Field Experiment on Interventions to Improve Curbside Recycling

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Schultz, P. W. (1995). A field experiment on interventions to improve curbside recycling. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 56, 5-B,
The United States is currently facing a solid waste crisis, and recycling is an important proenvironmental step toward resolving the crisis. Previous research with recycling has f…

Testing the Effectiveness of Supermarket-Based Environmental Shopping Campaigns in Changing Consumer Behavior in New York City

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Clarke, Marjorie J. (Apr 2000). Testing the effectiveness of supermarket-based environmental shopping campaigns in changing consumer behavior in New York City. . Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: the Sciences & Engineering., 60, 9B, p. 4491.
To advance waste prevention research, this study tested two environmental shopping educational campaigns in Manhattan supermarkets to impart information and motivation to shop…

Psychology and Sustainability: An Introduction

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McKenzie-Mohr, D. & Oskamp, S. (1995). Psychology and Sustainability: An Introduction. Journal of Social Issues, 51, 4, 1-14.
A special issue on psychology and the promotion of a sustainable future. Topics discussed include sustainability as a social vision; education, the media, and tax refor…

Importance of Waste Reduction Education during an Economic Downturn

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Our local government is considering all options to keep the recycling program operational with the drop in value of the recyclable materials. One option is to cancel waste reduct…

Do we Know What we Need to Know? Objective and Subjective Knowledge Effects on Pro-Ecological Behaviors. Special Issue: Linking Theory to Policy

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Ellen, P. S. Do we know what we need to know? Objective and subjective knowledge effects on pro-ecological behaviors. Special Issue: Linking theory to policy.. Vol. 30. 1994. 43-52.
307 adults were administered a questionnaire to assess the extent to which Ss possessed the subjective and objective knowledge of the information necessary to choose products with…

Environmental Knowledge and Recycling Behavior as a Function of Attitudes and Personality Characteristics

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Arbuthnot, J. Environmental knowledge and recycling behavior as a fuction of attitudes and personality characteristics. Vol. 1. 1974. 119-121.
Tested a numer of hypotheses regarding the relationship among (a) personality characteristics, (b) certain demographic factors, and (c) environmental attitudes, knowledge, and com…

Composting and Other Sustainability Efforts

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Dear Colleagues I am taking a Master Composter training program at our local Cornell Cooperative Extension office. Two of my class mates and myself are developing an out-of-cla…

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