How can Behaviour Change Theory Contribute to a Reduce, Re-use and Recycle Approach to Waste Management in the NHS: A Feasibility Study

@inproceedings{Nichols2011HowCB,
  title={How can Behaviour Change Theory Contribute to a Reduce, Re-use and Recycle Approach to Waste Management in the NHS: A Feasibility Study},
  author={Andrew A. Nichols and Janet Richardson},
  year={2011}
}
The UK National Health Service (NHS) overall annual carbon emissions is estimated to be around 21 million tonnes; producing 250,000 tonnes of waste a year with 80% of this waste going to landfill. Examples of good practice in addressing sustainability and climate change are found within healthcare. However these require changes in mindset, including values, attitudes, norms and behaviours which are required along with clear definitions of the problems faced in terms of economics, society and… CONTINUE READING