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Title: From words to action: Improving drinking water behaviour in the urban environment

Creator:

Polajnar Horvat, Katarina ; Smrekar, Aleš

Date issued/created:

2017

Resource type:

Tekst

Subtitle:

Geographia Polonica Vol. 90 No. 3 (2017)

Publisher:

IGiPZ PAN

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

24 cm

Abstract:

This article analyzes the impact of selected external and internal factors on environmental behaviour and the relationship between individuals’ willingness to engage in environmentally friendly activity and their actual actions. Our model served as a framework for understanding the development of environmental awareness and the change of habits in favor of sustainability. The main variables included in the model were values, beliefs, norms, perceived environmental control, demographic variables, knowledge, intention, and behaviour. The results based on the example of Ljubljana indicate that environmental motives and knowledge are the factors predominantly influencing actual environmentally friendly habits. It is concluded that a bottom-up approach with selected social influence methods is the most appropriate.

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Relation:

Geographia Polonica

Volume:

90

Issue:

3

Start page:

301

End page:

317

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Article

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oai:rcin.org.pl:63178 ; 0016-7282 ; 10.7163/GPol.0094

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eng

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Central Library of Geography and Environmental Protection. Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization PAS

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