Who Recycles and When? A Review of Personal and Situational Factors

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Schultz, P. W., Oskamp, S., & Mainieri, T. (1995). Who recycles and when? A review of personal and situational factors. Journal of Enviornmental Psychology, 15, 2, 105-121.
Reviews 80 studies, published 1969-1995, to examine recyling behaviors as differentiated from attitudes and intentions. The effects on recycling behavior of both personal variabl…

Factors Influencing Individual Recycling Behavior in Office Settings: A study of Office Workers in Taiwan

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Lee, Y. J., De Young, R., & Marans, R. W. (1995). Factors influencing individual recycling behavior in office settings: A study of office workers in Taiwan. Environment and Behavior, 27, 3, 380-403.
Examined office recycling behavior through a survey administered to 1,788 Taiwanese workers. The survey measured household and office recycling behavior, commitment to recycling, …

Resource Conservation and Recycling: Behavior and Policy

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Oskamp, S. (1995). Resource conservation and recycling: Behavior and policy. Journal of Social Issues, 51, 4, 157-177.
Reviews earlier research on forms of solid waste recycling and describes the findings of several recent studies of curbside programs. Past research has found that general environm…

The Prediction of Household Recycling of Newspapers: The Role of Attitudes, Intentions, and Situational Factors

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Boldero, J. (1995). The prediction of household recycling of newspapers: The role of attitudes, intentions, and situational factors. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 25, 5, 440-462.
Tested I. Ajzen and T. J. Madden's (see PA, Vol 75:10653) theory of planned behavior for observed household newspaper recycling. The effects of recycling in the past, individual's…

Market Segementation for Recycling

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Howenstine, E. (1993). Market segementation for recycling. Environment and Behavior, 25, 1, 86-102.
Suggests that from a behavioral perspective, the decision to recycle or not to recycle can be understood as a set of conditions that must be met: sufficient motivation, knowledge,…

Determinants of Participation in Multi-Family Recycling Programs

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Katzev, R., Blake, G., & Messer, B. (1993). Determinants of participation in multi-family recycling programs. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 23, 5, 374-385.
Investigated the determinants of recycling in multifamily residences by administering a questionnaire to 191 residents of buildings where recycling collection systems had been ins…

Increasing Recycling in Academic Buildings: A Systematic Replication

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Ludwig, T. D., Gray, T. W. & Rowell, A. (1998). Increasing recycling in academic buildings: A systematic replication. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 31, 4, 683-686.
Studied recycling behavior within an ABA multiple baseline design by placing recycling receptacles in 2 locations in academic buildings. During baseline, recycling receptacles wer…

Analyzing Changes in Waste Reduction Behavior in a Low-Income Urban Community Following a Public Outreach Program

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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…

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…

Behavioral Strategies to Reduce Cigarette Litter

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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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