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A small charge for a big result: The case of M&S shows that choice can encourage positive environmental behaviour

Le Grand, Julian and Disney, Kate (2011) A small charge for a big result: The case of M&S shows that choice can encourage positive environmental behaviour. British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Feb 2011). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Encouraging individuals to change their behaviour towards the environment is an increasingly important area of policy-making. Julian Le Grand and Kate Disney find that the introduction of a charge for plastic bags in Marks and Spencer shops successfully encouraged pro-environmental behaviour and explore the implications for environmental policy.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the authors
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 14:39
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2011 16:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/32291

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