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…

The Effects of Personal Communication Strategies on Curbside Recycling

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Lucia, M. (1990). The effects of personal communication strategies on curbside recycling. Dissertation Abstracts International, 51, 6-B,

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…

Commingled versus Separated Curbside Recycling: Does Sorting Matter? American Psychological Association Meeting (1994, Los Angeles, California, US)

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Oskamp, S., Zelezny, L., Schultz, P. W., Hurin, S., et al. Commingled versus separated curbside recycling: Does sorting matter? American Psychological Association Meeting (1994, Los Angeles, California, US). Vol. 28. 1996. 73-91.
Observed household curbside recycling behavior in 2,213 households in similar cities. In one, all recyclables were mixed together, and in the other, 4 types of materials were sepa…

Surveys/Questionnaires (Quant or Qual) for Recycling/Compostable Choices

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RAFIQ BALOCH bermingom October 14, 2008 07:39 AM
Hi: I've been sitting here on the sidelines for few weeks reading and learning about sustainable behavior from the professional's perspective via this listserv. Wow! I am v…

Seeking Examples of Increased Diversion Rates Due to C&E or Program Adjustments

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Lydia Torbicki Thorold January 17, 2007 03:47 AM
Hi all; We are trying to find examples of waste diversion programs which have a demonstrated/documented increase in participation rates (% tonnes captured, kg/hh/yr, etc.) bas…

Wanted: Effective Presentation on Recycling for High School Students

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Donna Peterson Invercargill September 21, 2006 06:21 AM
Hi everyone I'm looking for an effective presentation on waste minimisation (or specifically recycling) to present to High School Students, ages 11-18 at their school assembl…

Appropriate Disposal and Recycling an Issue

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Zanna Joyce Winnipeg June 21, 2006 12:46 PM
Hi there: I have been following the emails about CFL bulbs, and thought that, with the mercury, disposal could be a question. But that brings to mind issues related to dispos…

School Chemical Management Manual

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Beth Clawson Paw Paw January 06, 2006 08:40 AM
Hello, I am looking for samples or examples of manuals outlining school chemical waste management or a best practices for managing chemicals in schools (if one exists). House…

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