A Study of Consumer Behavior on Recycling of Fluorescent Lamps in São Paulo, Brazil

Mauro M. Laruccia, Jarbas Vargas Nascimento, Gilmar Jonas Deghi, Mamerto Granja Garcia


The purpose of this article is to understand consumer behavior on the disposal of fluorescent lamps used in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The research discusses the consumer's decision on recycling, environmental aspects of disposal of fluorescent lamps and reverse logistics. Regarding methodology procedures we used a survey on the basis of convenience, with a sample of 240 people. As a result, most people discard fluorescent lamps in the organic waste and considering the right place for disposal the selective collection and recycle post. However, the posts for selective collection are not prepared for the effective recycling of fluorescent lamps and components in Brazil.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v2n3p101

International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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