TAG: Engaging behaviour

Barriers to Change

Educating environmental change

Everyone recycles, right? Everyone saves water. Everyone catches public transport. Everyone grows their own food and buys their clothes and furniture from second-hand stores. Everyone is doing sustainability. Wouldn’t it be lovely if everyone was. Alas…everyone isn’t. Something separates the doers from the don’ts.  What inspires some people doesn’t inspire others. And where some people find open doors to change, others find barriers. So what is it that differentiates people who adopt sustainable behaviours from those who don’t? There are countless ways to answer that question, many different frameworks and theories for explaining human behaviour. According to Doug McKenzie-Mohr and… read more