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recycling

A person’s plan to engage in behaviors that support of a recycling program are measured with seven, seven-point items.

A person's attitude about how beneficial recycling is for the environment is measured in this scale with five, seven-point Likert-type items.

The scale measures a person's likelihood of cooperating with a particular organization to convince people to engage in composting.

Using four, seven-point Likert-type items, this scale measures the degree to which a consumer knows people who engage in pro-environmental activities, particularly recycling and buying "green" products.  To be clear, the scale does not measure a person's own environmentally-related thoughts or behaviors.

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.

Using three items, this scale measures a person's concern about the environmental problem of solid waste reduction, particularly as it pertains to the need for reduced packaging and purchase of recycled paper products.

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.

The frequency with which a person engages in behaviors that can be interpreted as helping to preserve the environment are measured with four, five-point items.