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Waste sorting in Swedish households: Physical environment, gender and knowledge

  • Shunsuke Itoh
  • Wakana Takahashi
  • Naoko Tojo
Publishing year: 2013
Language: Japanese
Document type: Conference paper

Abstract english

Based on a survey of waste sorting behaviours and perceptions of residents in southern Sweden, we discuss how physical environment, gender and knowledge affect the actual sorting activities.


  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
  • waste sorting
  • physical environment
  • gender
  • Sweden


18th Annual Meeting of Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
Naoko Tojo
E-mail: naoko [dot] tojo [at] iiiee [dot] lu [dot] se

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