Variations in Consumer Responses to Waste and Disposal

Current session examines various consumer responses to waste and disposal. The first three papers investigate how waste aversion impacts consumers’ disposal, consumption, and acquisition decisions, and the last paper addresses what disposal signals to consumers. Findings provide implications for consumers, businesses, and the environment in reducing waste and promoting sustainability.


Sylvia Chang, NIDHI AGRAWAL, Karen Page Winterich, Nathan Allred, Grant Donnelly, Aaron Brough, and Mathew Isaac (2021) ,"Variations in Consumer Responses to Waste and Disposal", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 49, eds. Tonya Williams Bradford, Anat Keinan, and Matthew Matthew Thomson, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 736-740.


Sylvia Chang, University of Washington
NIDHI AGRAWAL, University of Washington
Karen Page Winterich, The Pennsylvania State University
Nathan Allred, Penn State University
Grant Donnelly, The Ohio State University
Aaron Brough, Utah State University
Mathew Isaac, Seattle University


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 49 | 2021

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