Environmental Friendliness and Product Design

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Two studies demonstrate that consumers judge products with a glossy, rather than matte exterior design as less environmentally friendly. This effect is driven by the belief that glossier products are more processed and less natural, and can lead to downstream consequences in regard to disposal behavior.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvironmental Friendliness and Product Design
EditorsJennifer Argo, Tina M. Lowrey, Hope Jensen Schau
Place of PublicationDuluth, MN
PublisherAssociation for Consumer Research
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

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