Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

Workshop: The influence of consumer behaviour on the environmental footprint of products

Date: 30 September 2016
Location: Radboud University, Huize Heyendaal, Geert Grooteplein Noord 9, 6525 EZ Nijmegen

The RELIEF project (RELIability of product Environmental Footprints) organises a workshop on the influence of consumer behaviour on the environmental footprint of products. Experts in the field of consumer behavioural studies have been invited to discuss challenges in data collection and analysis. Further, the implications of the variability in consumer behaviour on the environmental footprint of consumer products will be discussed. The program will be as follows:

8:30Participants arrival
9:30Understanding consumers behaviour: a behaviourally-driven approach to LCA and ecodesign
by Dr. Eugenia Polizzi
Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
10:10   Effect of Occupants’ Behavior and Habits on Residential Energy Consumption
by Dr. Merih Aydinalp Köksal
Department of Environmental Engineering, 06800 Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey
11:05Challenges in data collection of laundry washing behaviour via consumer surveys 
by Prof. Dr. Rainer Stamminger
Household and Appliances Technology Section, Universität Bonn, Germany
12:15Lunch
13:15Drivers of behaviour and behavioural change
by Dr. Ellen van der Werff
Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Environmental Psychology, Groningen, The Netherlands
14:00Panel discussion
15:45 Closing session

Interested PhD students are invited to submit a brief description of their PhD project explaining their interest in the proposed workshop along with a question for the panel discussion before Monday, 4 July 2016. Places are limited. The workshop will be free of charge.

Please send your application to m.douziech (a) science.ru.nl