Nudging has been widely acclaimed as an effective strategy to alter unsustainable consumer behaviors. But it also raises ethical questions … More
Category: Sustainable Consumption
The Food Waste Lab
Household food waste is a relevant area to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. What role can educational … More
The elephant in the room is really a cow
Current consumption levels of animal-based products and meat are considered to be unsustainable. But how could “sustainable” meat consumption be … More
Why are consumers skeptical of recycled goods?
Carla Delgado published a piece exploring consumers’ skepticism of buying ‘recycled goods’, how justified that skepticism is, and what communicators … More
Citizen science with children on marine plastic pollution – does it work?
Citizen science projects are considered to be capable of generating not just scientific outputs but also educational and learning effects. … More
How visual sustainability labels affect consumers
Labels providing information on the sustainability performance of goods and services are among the most established tools in sustainable consumption … More
Egoistic food and altruistic clothing consumption?
Despite a wealth of research on the influence of values on sustainable consumption behaviors, there is a paucity of evidence … More
Time and sustainability: a missing link
In our recently published open access paper on “Time and sustainability: A missing link in formal education curricula”, we share … More
Wie können wir Elektrogeräte länger nutzen?
Eine Herausforderung im Bereich des nachhaltigen Konsums von Elektronik ist es, Nutzungsdauern von Elektrogeräten zu verlängern. Im Radiosender Deutschlandfunk lief … More