Implementing Recycling Culture in Children's Learning Process (State of the Art).

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1. Long et al (2013)

1.1. Understanding changes in recycling behavior of a specific group of people through the use of school social network(Friendship)

1.2. Friends are the main influence in terms of social, health and academic behavior. However, there is no much evidence about friendships' influence in environmental situations.

1.3. This study was developed with a group of students from a school in Auckland

1.4. The results of this study showed that participants felt encouraged to recycle waste. In this result, friends' influence was a key element in the settlement of recycling behavior.

2. O'Connor et al (20110)

2.1. Implementation of recycvling bins near points of consumption for recycling plastic bottles.

2.2. Although this method is some effective, more studies are needed.

2.3. The participants were students, teachers and administrators of a University.

2.4. Number of recycled bottles increased when putting the bins near the consumption places.

3. Prestin & Pearce (2010)

3.1. The development of recycling behavior in schoolers through social marketing campaigns

3.2. There is a need for the directives of schools to provide not only infraestructure that supports recycling, but encourage the development of recycling bahavior

3.3. The target population consisted of groups of junior and high - school students, interested or not in environmental topics.

3.4. The results of this research demonstrated  that the participants learned more about recycling. However, they evidenced a gap in recycling learning in the classroom.

4. References

4.1. O' Connor, R.; Lerman, D.; Fritz, J. (2010). Effects of Number and Location of Bins on Plastic Recycling at a University. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 43 (4). University of Houston. Pp 711 - 715. From

4.2. Prestin, A.; Pearce, K. (2010). We care a lot: Formative research for a social marketing campaign to promote school-based recycling. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 54 (11). Pp 1017 - 1026. From

4.3. Long, J.; Harré, N.; Atkinson, Q. (2014). Understanding Change in Recycling and Littering Behavior Across a School Social Network. American Journal of Community Psychology. 53 (3). Pp. 462 – 474. From