Introduction People are becoming increasingly aware of the links between major environmental problems, such as water and air pollution , land degradation , and everyday consumption items, such as clothing , food and housing . (Adams & McKusick, 1990)
Purpose This paper focused on the ability of attitudes to predict behavior for environmentally sensitive products. (Yam-Tang & Chan, 1998)
Research Questions 1. How consistent consumers’ actions were with their attitudes towards seven environmentally sensitive products?
The respondents of people who perceived the product as very harmful to the environment Products Evaluation Wood 183 Pesticides 267 Plastics including packaging Glass including bottles 50 Aerosols 228 Paper products 116 Household cleaning agents 107 318
The almost classical problem of a lack of high correlations between attitudes and behavior .
2. Consumers in Hong Kong do not perceive the purchasing behavior of an individual as one potential opportunity to improve environmental conditions.
My research The brand of the products At the opening hours A major marketplace 50 citizens (pilot study) 500 citizens (formal study) Participants Location Period of time Instruments The relationship of the purchasing behaviors and the brand image between male and female – A case of marketplace in Taichung county