Driving reuse: sustainability and ethics in product life extension

Cole, C. ORCID: 0000-0002-5681-827X and Cooper, T. ORCID: 0000-0001-8623-2918, 2016. Driving reuse: sustainability and ethics in product life extension. In: BAM (British Academy of Management) marketing and retail SIG event: Sustainability and Ethical Consumption, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, Guildford, 28 April 2016.

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Abstract

The research identifies the benefits of understanding consumer decisions at the point of discarding household items and suggests strategies to encourage the necessary behaviour change in order to improve the operation of existing reuse and repair ventures. Increased understanding could also inform future policies aimed at increasing the incidence of reuse and repair and assist local authorities, industry and third sector organisations in their implementation.

Item Type: Conference contribution
Creators: Cole, C. and Cooper, T.
Date: 28 April 2016
Divisions: Schools > School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Depositing User: Jill Tomkinson
Date Added: 06 Jan 2017 14:35
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:10
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/29589

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