A Review of Factors Affecting and Impacting Recycling Intentions and Behaviors in Students


  • Almukhtar Aljatlawe Environmental Education and Management Department, Higher Institute of Science and Technology Tobruk Libya
  • Engin Baysen Environmental Education and Management Department, Near East University, North Cyprus




Environmental Education, Environmental Sustainability, Recycling Behavior, Recycling Intentions, Recycling in Students


The current challenges of global environmental deterioration have been one of the forefront factors that require urgency in mitigation. Global environmental deterioration has a direct impact on the global warming phenomenon that is currently threatening the entire human existence if not adequately handled. Sustainable living is one of the major ways that are required to ensure that critical environmental deterioration is mitigated globally. Also, a significant dimension of sustainability is known as recycle or reuse, this is a process where byproducts and waste of one process are repurposed for something else. Recycling is being taught in environmental education programs, but it has however been recorded to have a low prevalence of practice among individuals especially students relative to their environmental education efforts. This study comprehensively investigates the factors that impact and challenge recycling behaviors in students. The study has findings on the factors that improve recycling behaviors and factors that challenge recycling behaviors in students, and these are used to make adequate recommendations.


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How to Cite

Aljatlawe, A., & Baysen, E. (2023). A Review of Factors Affecting and Impacting Recycling Intentions and Behaviors in Students. American Journal of Environment and Climate, 2(3), 61–65. https://doi.org/10.54536/ajec.v2i3.1813