How to Influence Consumer Food Waste Behavior: Effects of Temporal Distance and Providing Nutritional Information on Consumption Choices and Disposal Behavior

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Abstract

One-third of all edible food for human consumption is wasted. Consumers are the largest contributors, suggesting a mismatch be- tween consumers’ predicted and actual consumption. This paper ex- amines how the temporal distance between consumption decisions and actual consumption influences food waste. Moreover, we inves- tigate the effects of nutrition labelling on disposal.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Association for Consumer Research
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings
EditorsM Geuens, M Pandelaere, M.T. Pham, I. Vermeir
Place of PublicationDuluth
PublisherAssociation for consumer research
Pages63-64
Volume11
ISBN (Print)978-0-915552-78-8
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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