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    • Global laundering practices – Alternatives to machine washing 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article discusses laundering practices around the world including alternative methods such as washing by hand, airing, steaming, and dry-cleaning. These methods, which have received little attention in research, are ...
    • Good practice characteristics of diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; Roos, Gun; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background This umbrella review aimed at eliciting good practice characteristics of interventions and policies aiming at healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and lowering sedentary behaviors. Applying the World ...
    • Grøt og velling - før og nå 

      Bugge, Annechen Bahr (Norsk Tidsskrift for Ernæring;Nr. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-17)
      Grøt og velling er de eldste varme reene vi kjenner i Norden, skrev Troels Troels-Lund (1840-1921) i si verk om dagliglivet i Danmark og Norge på sluen av 1500-tallet (1). Ordet graut kommer fra norrønt grautr, som betyr ...
    • Health and economic scarcity: Measuring scarcity through consumption, income and home ownership indicators in Norway 

      Bakkeli, Nan Zou (SSM - Population Health;Volume 11, August 2020, 100582, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-14)
      It is widely recognised that income alone may not accurately reflect people’s economic circumstances. In recent years, there has been increasing focus on multidimensional measures of economic scarcity. This study employs ...
    • Health-related factors influencing food choices of active home-living older adults in Norway. 

      Grini, Ida Synnøve Bårvåg; Bugge, Annechen Bahr; Ueland, Øydis (Norsk Tidsskrift for Ernæring;Nr. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aims: As the proportion of elderly increases rapidly in all industrialised countries, more knowledge is needed on how to enable this group to stay active and live home longer in older years. In this study, importance of ...
    • Household food waste: Drivers and potential intervention points for design – An extensive review 

      Hebrok, Marie; Boks, Casparus Burghardus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This review describes the consumer related material and socio-cultural drivers behind food waste found in academic and grey literature. The aim is to identify intervention points for design interventions to reduce household ...
    • Hvordan går det med folks økonomi i koronatider? Rapport nr. 2 

      Poppe, Christian; Kempson, Elaine (SIFO Rapport;2020:12, Research report, 2020-10-08)
      Denne rapporten omhandler resultater fra den andre spørreundersøkelsen i en serie av surveyer om effekter av koronakrisen for folks privatøkonomi. Analysene av juni-dataene gir et mer positivt bilde av den økonomiske ...
    • IKT-bruk i skolen og familien - en praksisteoretisk studie av kjønn 

      Storm-Mathisen, Ardis; Helle-Valle, Jo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Denne artikkelen, som bygger på den norske delen av et større nordisk prosjekt, analyserer databruk på ulike sosiale arenaer for en gruppe 12- og 13-åringer i en bydel i Oslo. Analysen anvender et praksisteoretisk ...
    • Implementation conditions for diet and physical activity interventions and policies: an umbrella review 

      Horodyska, Karolina; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Hayes, Catherine B.; O'Shea, Miriam P.; Langøien, Lars Jørun; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Hendriksen, Marieke; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Background: This umbrella review aimed at identifying evidence-based conditions important for successful implementation of interventions and policies promoting a healthy diet, physical activity (PA), and a reduction in ...
    • Increasing repair of household appliances, mobile phones and clothing: Experiences from consumers and the repair industry 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Haugrønning, Vilde; Throne-Holst, Harald; Strandbakken, Pål (Journal of Cleaner Production;Volume 282, 1 February 2021, 125349, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-01)
      Increasing product lifespans is one of the most effective environmental strategies and therefore repair is a part of the circular economy approach that aims to keep products and materials longer in use. This article explores ...
    • Informal household preparedness. Methodological approaches to everyday practices 

      Heidenstrøm, Nina (Journal of Risk Research;Volume 23, Issue 3, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-08)
      Despite increasing attention to individuals’ everyday lives in the literature on risk, few studies investigate household preparedness within the everyday life context. Preparedness is most often regarded as a predefined ...
    • Laundry Care Regimes: Do the Practices of Keeping Clothes Clean Have Different Environmental Impacts Based on the Fibre Content? 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Kettlewell, Roy; Wiedemann, Stephen (Sustainability;Volume 12, Issue 18, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-09-12)
      Clothing maintenance is necessary for keeping clothing and textiles functional and socially acceptable, but it has environmental consequences due to the use of energy, water and chemicals. This article discusses whether ...
    • Lånefinansiert forbruk i Norge anno 2019 

      Poppe, Christian; Borgeraas, Elling; Bakkeli, Nan Zou (SIFO Rapport;2019:13, Research report, 2019-12-18)
      Rapporten anlegger et helhetsperspektiv på lån til forbruk, og er basert på premisset om at t husholdenes opptak og bruk av lån gjennom ulike låneprodukter forutsetter en sosial aksept. Analysene omhandler to hovedproble ...
    • Local Food Initiatives and Fashion Change: Comparing Food and Clothes to Better Understand Fashion Localism 

      Fletcher, Kate; Vittersø, Gunnar (Fashion Practice: the journal of design, creative process & the fashion industry;Volume 10, 2018 - Issue 2: Localism and Fashion, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-22)
      As a movement, local food is well developed and its principles and practices widely appreciated. By contrast, the concepts and activity of fashion localism are far less understood. This essay looks to transfer local food ...
    • Looking behind the choice of organic: A cross-country analysis applying Integrated Choice and Latent Variable Models 

      Ching-Hua, Yeh; Hartmann, Monika; Gorton, Matthew; Tocco, Barbara; Amilien, Virginie; Steinnes, Kamilla Knutsen (Appetite;Volume 167, 1 December 2021, 105591, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-07-08)
      This cross-country study investigates the relative role of organic labelling in consumers’ purchase decisions for apples and the extent to which behavioral constructs, derived from an extension of the Theory of Planned ...
    • Making Clothing Last: A Design Approach for Reducing the Environmental Impacts 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Boks, Casper; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This article discusses the extent it is possible to delay clothing disposal through improved design, thus reducing negative environmental impacts. This has been done by including user centered design methods into more ...
    • Materialised Ideals: Sizes and Beauty 

      Laitala, Kirsi Maria; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Hauge, Benedicte (Culture Unbound;Volume 3, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Today’s clothing industry is based on a system where clothes are made in readyto-wear sizes and meant to fit most people. Studies have pointed out that consumers are discontent with the use of these systems: size designations ...
    • Measuring the Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability of Short Food Supply Chains 

      Malak-Rawlikowska, Agata; Majewski, Edward; Was, Adam; Borgen, Svein Ole; Csillag, Peter; Donati, Michele; Freeman, Richard; Hoang, Viet; Lecoeur, Jean-Loup; Mancini, Maria Cecilia; Nguyen, An; Saidi, Monia; Tocco, Barbara; Török, Áron; Veneziani, Mario; Vittersø, Gunnar; Wavresky, Pierre (Sustainability;Volume 11, Issue 15, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-12)
      The production and distribution of food are among the hot topics debated in the context of sustainable development. Short food supply chains (SFSCs) are now widely believed to be more sustainable in comparison to mass food ...
    • Microfibres from apparel and home textiles: Prospects for including microplastics in environmental sustainability assessment 

      Henry, Beverley; Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Science of the Total Environment;Volume 652, 20 February 2019, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-12)
      Textiles release fibres to the environment during production, use, and at end-of-life disposal. Approximately two-thirds of all textile items are now synthetic, dominated by petroleum-based organic polymers such as polyester, ...
    • Motivations for and against second-hand clothing acquisition 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Clothing Cultures;Volume 5, Number 2, 1 June 2018, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-01)
      One of the possibilities consumers have for more sustainable clothing acquisition is to select pre-owned products. This article explores consumers’ motivations for clothing reuse: why they choose or do not choose to acquire ...