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Godbey, 1998. Social Research 65(1):101-140

No Time to Waste: An Exploration of Time Use, Attitudes toward Time, and the Generation of Municipal Solid Waste
Geoffrey Godbey , Reid Lifset

Social Research: An International Quarterly
Garbage
Arien Mack, Editor

Volume 65, No. 1 (Spring 1998): 101-140

ABSTRACT: This article explores time use, attitudes toward time and the generation of municipal solid waste in the U.S. Time use and perceptions of the availability of time play an important role in solid waste management. Use of time can influence waste generation at many stages in the product life cycle. Changed shopping behavior can alter waste generation in other ways, by shifting purchases from retail settings to mail order catalogs. Time factors shape the use of goods as well. The research reviewed in this paper provides some clues on the connections between time use and waste generation. The discussion in this paper is meant to demonstrate the great potential for understanding changes in the generation and...
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