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Promoting Residential Recycling: An Alternative Policy Based on a Recycling Reward System

Tongzhe Li, Ana Espínola-Arredondo, Jill McCluskey
2016 Games  
Abstract: This paper analyzes a reward system that uses a club good to promote recycling.  ...  Furthermore, we show that education programs, technologies that help to reduce the residential recycling cost and penalties for garbage dumping are complementary tools that could also promote recycling  ...  thank Michael Finus, Paola Labrecciosa, Miaoru Liu, Ron Mittelhammer, Félix Muñoz-García, Tohru Naito, two anonymous referees, and participants at the 88th WEAI annual conference and the 5th workshop on  ... 
doi:10.3390/g7030021 fatcat:l6fe3okfwffsjhdb3vwgcu6dfe

The Impact of Reward—Penalty Policy on Different Recycling Modes of Recyclable Resources in Residential Waste

Dong Mu, Shaoqing Zhang
2021 Sustainability  
Finally, some suggestions on the recycling mode and the reward—penalty policy for establishing a 3RW recycling system are provided.  ...  Secondly, a reward—penalty policy is proposed, which can be implemented for WCGs or different recyclers in the two modes (RC or ESEG), and the impacts of different scenarios are also compared.  ...  Lu et al. used a qualitative casestudy approach to explore the potential of a community-based co-production strategy for household waste sorting as an alternative to the conventional top-down approach  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13147883 fatcat:yghad4ht45c2zai7gqv4cetjbe

Do Eco-Fees Encourage Design for the Environment? The Relationship between Environmental Handling Fees and Recycling Rates for Printed Paper and Packaging

Calvin Lakhan
2016 Recycling  
Using data collected for each of the 23 materials found in the residential recycling program over the past decade, a regression model was developed to gauge what relationship (if any) packaging recycling  ...  This study undertook a critical examination of Ontario's extended producer responsibility scheme for the residential "Blue Box" recycling program, specifically examining the relationship between packaging  ...  Decision-makers and policy planners need to make a conscious decision to prioritize what they want from the Blue Box system: a true cost recycling system, or one where design for the environment principles  ... 
doi:10.3390/recycling1010136 fatcat:cwtvkdz2njhaddpv6xtb55r2oq

Domestic waste recycling, collective action and economic incentive: The case in Hong Kong

Yung Yau
2010 Waste Management  
The research findings suggest that economic incentives do work in promoting waste recycling in Hong Kong. Practical and policy implications follow.  ...  The study is differentiable from the others as the latter mainly focus on domestic waste recycling in low-rise low-density housing while this one looks into the same in a high-rise high-density residential  ...  It is hypothesized that regular reward schemes promote residents' participation in waste recycling. where c denoted the unknown parameters impinging on an individual's recycling behaviour.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2010.06.009 pmid:20619628 pmcid:PMC7127748 fatcat:b7pbf75wefctrpr77dsmzqlxce

Optimizing recycling in all of New York City's neighborhoods: Using GIS to develop the REAP index for improved recycling education, awareness, and participation

Marjorie J. Clarke, Juliana A. Maantay
2006 Resources, Conservation and Recycling  
The effects of rapid program changes and substandard residential recycling environments are also discussed as possible influences on recycling participation rates, as well as other attitudinal, physical  ...  Maantay / Resources, Conservation and Recycling xxx (2005) xxx-xxx A weighted linear model is used to calculate a one-number descriptive measure, called the recycling education, awareness, and participation  ...  Maggie Clarke would like to thank the students in her environmental geography classes at Hunter and Lehman Colleges for their assistance with the street surveys of recycling behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2005.06.008 fatcat:zj6o7ekdl5ehtavs5fia3ajtmq


Mahmudul Alam
2017 Figshare  
The issue of sustainable waste management has become an important priority for policymakers and other relevant stakeholders of Malaysia as the country prepares to project itself as a developed nation.  ...  Based on studies conducted in the Selangor state of Malaysia, this paper attempts to analyse the current waste management practices of Malaysia along with their problems and prospects, and examine the  ...  This has resulted in a waste management system based almost on waste disposal on landfills. Solid waste disposal is therefore one of the major issues in Malaysia waste management practices today.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4807693.v1 fatcat:6aa5bjek3nhqrbh7w4yzpday6q

Alternative Policies to Increase Recycling of Plastic Water Bottles in the United States

W. K. Viscusi, J. Huber, J. Bell
2012 Review of Environmental Economics and Policy  
Source: Based on the 2009 Viscusi and Huber survey of recycling behavior administered by Knowledge Networks. Alternative Policies to Increase Recycling of Plastic Water Bottles in the United States  ...  Role of Residential Location Perhaps the most important residential determinant of recycling behavior is whether one lives in an urban or rural area.  ...  Unlike waste disposal policies generally, bottle deposit systems are particularly well suited to promoting recycling because the financial reward is explicitly linked to whether or not the bottle is returned  ... 
doi:10.1093/reep/res006 fatcat:vm2rot2wofenfkeg5kfb4jdvoq

The Strategy Of Sustainable Waste Management: Landfill Management, Recycling, Reduction, And Pollution Prevention

Carlyn Crowe, C. Kenneth Meyer, Stephen E. Clapham
2016 Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS)  
develop a plan for a comprehensive residential recycling effort that contains two options: solid waste management and balancing a landfill fund.  ...  With a fresh MPA in hand, Suzanne Rodgers lands a paid internship with a mid-sized city and takes on the responsibility of researching, planning, and implementing a policy and set of recommendations, for  ...  on recycling A comparison of the per capita fees in the state shows a range of $1.35 to $40, with an average of $10.03.  ... 
doi:10.19030/jbcs.v13i1.9857 fatcat:23evlwl65zgslleuehqq4zl3va

Behaviour change in post-consumer recycling: Applying agent-based modelling in social experiment

Xin Tong, Igor Nikolic, Bob Dijkhuizen, Maurits van den Hoven, Melle Minderhoud, Niels Wäckerlin, Tao Wang, Dongyan Tao
2018 Journal of Cleaner Production  
The results show that the Social Norm (SN) has a decisive effect on whether an area starts recycling or not.  ...  and developed an Agent Based Model based on Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) to identify key factors in changing behavior.  ...  The agent-based modelling work is the result of an experimental teaching collaboration between Peking University and Delft University.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.261 fatcat:zo4ln4zf6fhzfcrhdduo6iv6ve

Examining the Moderating Role of Perceived Lack of Facilitating Conditions on Household Recycling Intention in Kano, Nigeria

Muhammad Khalil, Sabrina Abdullah, Latifah Abd Manaf, Amir Sharaai, Aliyu Nabegu
2017 Recycling  
have a moderating role on households' RI in Nigeria.  ...  Perceived lack of facilitating condition was found to have a significant moderating effect on households' RI.  ...  Based on the above, a researcher needs to determine what constitutes an appropriate sample size for his study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/recycling2040018 fatcat:x6e3pz3tvvhmlajsfdyxbqljzu

Recovery of Municipal Solid Waste Recyclables under Different Incentive Schemes in Tamale, Ghana

Wilhemina Asare, Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng, Emmanuel A. Donkor, Mizpah A.D. Rockson
2020 Sustainability  
This study was conducted in the Tamale Metropolis of Ghana to investigate incentive options that can promote municipal solid waste resource recovery to support policy decisions on the formalization of  ...  Moreover, the study showed that employing prize as a reward scheme in addition to the provision of a waste storage facility had a high propensity for waste material recovery.  ...  produced by a reward scheme than the traditional system without incentive.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12239869 fatcat:3m2nnspp75fi5c7rfvjz57olny

Urban Residents' Acceptance Intention to Use Recycled Stormwater—An Examination of Values, Altruism, Social and Cultural Norms, and Perceived Health Risks

Shufen GUO, Zhifang Wu, Ludi Wen
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Based on the theory of planned behaviour, this study constructed a hypothesized model of urban residents' intention to use recycled stormwater for non-potable residential purposes.  ...  Having received 669 valid questionnaires from urban residents in Taiyuan City, a Structural Equation Model was used to analyze their acceptance intention to use recycled stormwater.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank Ganesh Keremane for reading our draft paper and the valuable comments he made on it. We also thank the anonymous reviewers and the editors for their time and feedback.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19052825 pmid:35270511 pmcid:PMC8910520 fatcat:3mdsdaljwzc4lhgnz6vc4mo454

Competing Reverse Channels' Performance with Sustainable Recycle Innovation Input

Ran Liu, Bisheng Du, Wenwen Yuan, Guiping Li
2020 Applied Sciences  
Because of the importance of this issue, firstly, a basic closed-loop supply chain (CLSC) system is discussed that includes an integrated manufacturer and a third-party collector.  ...  The first model is a basic model that includes an integrated manufacturer and one third-party collector with innovation investment.  ...  On the one hand, the Chinese government has proposed a series of policies that combine sustainability and technological innovation.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10165429 fatcat:ziingno2zng6zk5hbk65fhk6ke

The Glass Recycling Container in the Netherlands: Symbol in Times of Scarcity and Abundance, 1939–1978

2013 Contemporary European History  
Based on archival material, the authors analyse the ways that recycling container activism was rooted in the tradition of the culture of thrift.  ...  The ready acceptance of glass containers and the practice of separating waste were rooted in national practices of a culture of thrift on the one hand and coercive wartime policies of reuse on the other  ...  Glass producers were keen to apply the more cost-effective methods of reusing glass waste as an alternative to the bottle deposit system.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0960777313000234 fatcat:t64pkpx7sveupiadxrsjzm3atu

Reverse logistics in household recycling and waste systems: a symbiosis perspective

Emy Ezura A Jalil, David B. Grant, John D Nicholson, Pauline Deutz, Vikas Kumar, Marlene Amorim, Arijit Bhatt
2016 Supply chain management  
Critically, the pivot point in a RL-HWRS system relies on sorting and separation of recyclables by a customer for kerbside collection services by an LA.  ...  The under-emphasis on MSW management services in the RL literature seems at odds with an increasing policy focus on sustainability issues.  ...  Marketing initiatives were an important factor in promoting HRB; however limited financial resources deterred local authorities from engagement with households.  ... 
doi:10.1108/scm-02-2015-0056 fatcat:q3edz4v5lveb3punml3efakjam
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