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This scale uses four, seven-point bi-polar adjectives to measure whether a person believes recycling is desirable and necessary or is unfavorable and not needed. 

The degree to which a person experiences negative emotions and thoughts for throwing away something in particular is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.  The scale may make most sense to use in contexts where the person is aware of alternatives for disposing of the item, particularly recycling. 

Using seven, seven-point items, the scale measures a person’s inclination to engage in littering behaviors.  

This scale uses three, seven-point Likert-type items to measure the degree to which a consumer prefers to purchase products that are believed to have less negative impact on the environment.

A person's likelihood and interest in engaging in behaviors that will conserve paper, with an emphasis on refraining from use of disposable paper plates and cups, is measured in this scale using three, seven-point Likert-type items.

A person's self-reported conservation-related actions are measured with seven items.  The emphasis of the statements is on non-purchase activities such as minimizing use of resources and disposal of products and packaging.

The degree to which a consumer tries to choose products that have the least negative impact on the environment is measured with ten statements.  The emphasis is on products that are energy-efficient or that can be recycled.

A consumer's stated intention to get rid of or put away a particular possession is measured in this scale using four, seven-point items.

One's belief that he/she understands recycling and is capable of doing it is measured in this scale with three statements.  Although not explicit in the statements themselves, the context they refer to is the type of recycling in which the individual must play an active role such as in the home.

A person's willingness and stated likelihood of participating in a particular recycling program is measured in this scale with three, seven-point items.