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    • Clothing Reuse: The Potential in Informal Exchange 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Reuse organized by non-profit and commercial actors is a strategy that recently received a lot of attention. This article discusses the question: what do we know about the amount of clothes that circulate outside the ...
    • Rating mechanisms among participants in sharing economy platforms 

      Pettersen, Lene G. Braathen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This study shares findings from 23 qualitative interviews of participants from five sharing economy platforms in Norway (2016) about how they make sense of rating scores, use rating scores when making decisions and provide ...
    • Views of policy makers and Health promotion professionals on factors facilitating implementation and maintenance of interventions and policies promoting physical activity and healthy eating: results of the DEDIPAC project 

      Muellmann, Saskia; Steenbock, Berit; De Cocker, Katrien; De Craemer, Marieke; Hayes, Catherine; O’Shea, Miriam; Horodyska, Karolina; Bell, Justyna; Luszczynska, Aleksandra; Roos, Gun; Langøien, Lars Jørun; Rugseth, Gro; Terragni, Laura; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Brug, Johannes; Pischke, Claudia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: The uptake, implementation, and maintenance of effective interventions promoting physical activity (PA) and a healthy diet and the implementation of policies targeting these behaviors are processes not ...
    • 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 ...
    • Eliciting consumer preferences for credence attributes in a fine-dining restaurant 

      Schjøll, Alexander; Alfnes, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to illustrate and discuss methodology issues in menu-labelling experiments in commercial full-service restaurants, and to investigate how the menu description and price affects customers’ ...
    • Determinants of diet and physical activity (DEDIPAC): A summary of findings 

      Brug, Johannes; van der Ploeg, Hidde P; Loyen, Anne; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Allais, Olivier; Andersen, Lene Frost; Cardon, Greet; Capranica, Laura; Chastin, Sebastien; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; De Craemer, Marieke; Donnelly, Alan; Ekelund, Ulf; Finglas, Paul; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Hebestreit, Antje; Kubiak, Thomas; Lanza, Massimo; Lien, Nanna; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Mazzocchi, Mario; Monsivais, Pablo; Murphy, Marie; Nicolaou, Mary; Nöthlings, Ute; O'Gorman, Donal J; Renner, Britta; Roos, Gun; van den Berg, Matthijs; Schulze, Matthias B; Steinacker, Jurgen; Stronks, Karien; Volkert, Dorothee; Lakerveld, Jeroen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The establishment of the Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity (DEDIPAC) Knowledge Hub, 2013 – 2016, was the first action taken by the ‘ Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life ’ European Joint Programming Initiative. ...
    • Affective and cognitive dimensions of ski destination images. The case of Norway and the Lillehammer region 

      Andersen, Oddgeir; Øian, Hogne; Aas, Øystein; Tangeland, Torvald (Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism;Volume 18, 2018 - Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-25)
      To map the image foreign markets have of Norway as a winter tourist destination, and the Lillehammer region in particular, we surveyed 1000 respondents from Sweden, Denmark and Germany. We identified six key experience ...
    • Practicing Responsible Research and Innovation in a crowdsourcing project 

      Fossum, Selamawit Molla; Barkved, Line Johanne; Throne-Holst, Harald (ORBIT Journal;Vol 2,No 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The paper discusses the operationalization of responsible research and innovation (RRI), drawing on empirical materials from a research project that explored ICT-enabled tools and methods for crowdsourcing in urban ...
    • Young consumers in the digital era: The selfie effect 

      Berg, Lisbet (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article investigates a mechanism named the selfie effect. By their frequent sharing of selfies on social media, perhaps displaying their cool new fashions or newly acquired tattoos, young people—unintentionally—help ...
    • Coping with blackouts. A practice theory approach to household preparedness 

      Heidenstrøm, Nina Vatvedt; Kvarnlöf, Linda (Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management;Volume 26, Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06)
      This article focuses on how rural households cope with blackouts caused by winter storms. We approach the concept of household preparedness using a practice theory perspective, and argue that household preparedness is ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nisseluelandet—The Impact of Local Clothes for the Survival of a Textile Industry in Norway 

      Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (Fashion Practice: the journal of design, creative process & the fashion industry;Volume 10, Issue 2: Localism and Fashion, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-06-22)
      The article discusses the importance of local clothing for the survival of the Norwegian textile industry. It draws upon stakeholder interviews, as well as desktop research. Local clothes are discussed as they are understood ...
    • Does Use Matter? Comparison of Environmental Impacts of Clothing Based on Fiber Type 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Henry, Beverley (Sustainability;Volume 10, Issue 7, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-07)
      Several tools have been developed to compare the environmental impact of textiles. The most widely used are Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI) and MADE-BY Fiber Benchmark. They use data from production to evaluate ...
    • Care and Production of Clothing in Norwegian Homes: Environmental Implications of Mending and Making Practices 

      Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (Sustainability;Volume 10, Issue 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08)
      Mending, re-design, and altering are alternatives for prolonging the use period of clothing. It is a common assumption that nobody mends clothing anymore in Western societies. This paper studies Norwegian consumers’ clothing ...
    • Consumer Readiness to Reduce Meat Consumption for the Purpose of Environmental Sustainability: Insights from Norway 

      Austgulen, Marthe Hårvik; Skuland, Silje Elisabeth; Schjøll, Alexander; Alfnes, Frode (Sustainability;Volume 10, Issue 9, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-28)
      Food production is associated with various environmental impacts and the production of meat is highlighted as a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. A transition toward plant-based and low-meat diets has thus ...
    • User Involvement of People with Mild Disabilities in Technology Innovations: Does It Make a Difference? 

      Borch, Anita; Strandbakken, Pål (Social Inclusion;Vol 7, No 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-04)
      In this study, we explored the role of people with mild forms of visual, hearing, physical, and cognitive impairments in innovation processes. Our research questions are: do the product evaluations by people with mild ...
    • 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, ...
    • Contextualising food waste prevention - Decisive moments within everyday practices 

      Hebrok, Marie; Heidenstrøm, Nina (Journal of Cleaner Production;Volume 210, February 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-16)
      Household food waste is a matter of increasing concern for policy makers and organisations because recent research has shown that consumers contribute to about half of the edible food wasted in the developed world. The ...
    • Understanding consumer e-waste recycling behavior: Introducing a new economic incentive to increase the collection rates 

      Shevchenko, Tetiana; Laitala, Kirsi; Danko, Yuriy (Sustainability; Volume 11 / Issue 9, Journal article; Peer-reviewed, 2019)
      Consumer electronics are made of a wide range of materials, including precious metals and critical minerals with limited global reserves. Ensuring the recycling of these materials is essential for future use, especially ...