Demand for refilled reusable products
Numata, Daisuke & Managi, Shunsuke (2012) Demand for refilled reusable products. Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, 14(4), pp. 421-436.
The conversion of one-way polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles into reusable bottles helps reduce environmental burden. Recently, the Ministry of the Environment in Japan began discussing the introduction of reusable bottles. One of the barriers to introducing the new type of bottle is consumer unwillingness to accept refilled reusable bottles. We administered the questionnaires to consumers in a pilot test on reusable PET bottles organized to analyze the demand for these products. To increase the demand for refilled reusable bottles, it is necessary to supply refilled reusable bottles that are acceptable to consumers who are concerned about container flaws and stains.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Demand; PET bottles; Questionnaires; Refilled containers; Reusable containers|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
|Deposited On:||25 Aug 2014 01:43|
|Last Modified:||25 Aug 2014 22:52|
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