The zero waste concept from the young consumers’ perspective. Does gender matter?
Sylwia Badowska , Liwia Delińska
AbstractTheoretical background: Sustainable development is a new widely desirable course in the economy of the 21st century. Its goals can be met by consumers implementing a zero waste concept understood as a lifestyle that assumes the maximum reduction of household waste production. Purpose of the article: The paper sheds a light on consumer awareness of the zero waste concept among young people, who face a long consumption life, and identifies the gender role in the process of applying this concept in practice. Research methods: To achieve the research goal, a survey was carried out among consumers aged 19–24, and the original consumer zero waste sensibility scale was proposed and employed to obtain results. Main findings: The outcomes suggest that the zero waste concept is more widely known among women, who show a higher level of consumer zero waste sensibility than men
|Journal series||Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, Sectio H Oeconomia, [Annales Universitatis Mariae Curie-Skłodowska, Sectio H Oeconomia], ISSN 0459-9586, e-ISSN 2449-8513, (N/A 20 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||zero waste concept, consumer zero waste sensibility, sustainable consumption, young consumers|
|License||Repository; published final; ; with publication|
|Score||= 20.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal|
|Licencja||Utwór jest udostępniany na licencji Creative Commons Uznanie autorstwa 4.0 Międzynarodowe (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/|
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