Understanding e-waste recycling behavior among college students in Taiwan

Chuan Cheng Chang, Huey Wen Chou, Yu Hsun Lin

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This study uses the IMB model as the prime framework to assess individual's e-waste recycling behaviors. 755 questionnaires from Taiwan's college students are collected. PLS technique was used to analyze the data. The results show that individuals' e-waste recycling behavioral skills and e-waste recycling motivation have significant positive relation with e-waste recycling behavior. The e-waste recycling behavioral skills mediates the effect between e-waste recycling motivation and e-waste recycling behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-218
Number of pages9
JournalAdvances in Information Sciences and Service Sciences
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jul 2012


  • E-waste recycling
  • Imb model
  • Pro-environmental behavior


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