waste prevention behaviour (additional sources (Model development for…
waste prevention behaviour
two main aims of research
The importance of positive attitudes towards waste protection behavior.
The relationship between people's attitude and waste prevention behavior control.
Status of waste protection in Europe.
The diversity of people's consumption patterns leads to the complexity of household waste.
Establishment of waste prevention concept.
the selection of products that produce less waste.
Through maintenance or reuse, not replacement.
Materials and methods
Theoretical framework and research hypotheses
Perceived behavior control has a positive effect on waste prevention.
Individual norms have a positive impact on individuals' attitudes towards waste prevention.
Social norms have a positive impact on waste prevention.
Awareness of the consequences of waste prevention has a positive impact on individual attitudes to prevention.
Perceived behavior control can regulate the relationship between attitude and waste prevention behavior.
Attitudes have positive effects on perceived behavior control (H3a) and waste prevention behavior (H3b).
Context of the study and data description
Measurement of the constructs
Results, Discussion and conclusion
The study has contributed a lot to the literature.
It clarifies the type of belief that decides to form a positive attitude towards waste prevention.
The research helps to apply the TPB model (Ajzen, 1991) to predict the research flow of green behavior.
Policy and managerial implications
It provides policy makers with some advice on how to encourage waste prevention.
Initiatives and activities to promote waste prevention should be encouraged through local social networks, which are rooted in community awareness and networking.
Entrepreneurs can gain new business opportunities from waste prevention programs. Extending the life of a product provides greater environmental and cost-effectiveness.
positive and important relationships were found between perceived behavior control and waste prevention behavior and between social norms and waste prevention behavior.
the recognition of the consequences is a fundamental driver of waste prevention attitudes, which confirms the positive correlation between attitudes and perceived behavior control.
Natalia M. Gusmerotti
Istituto di Management
the general topic：
Research on waste prevention practices
and the specific angle：
How effective is the promotion of waste prevention
A journal/ magazine article which interprets or reviews previous findings
Model development for household waste prevention behavior
Waste prevention in communities: A comprehensive survey analyzing status quo, potentials, barriers and measures
Environmental evaluation of municipal waste prevention
A performative definition of waste prevention
Household waste compositional analysis variation from insular communities in the framework of waste prevention strategy plans
Volume 79, September 2018, Pages 132-141