publication . Article . 2020

Consumers are willing to participate in circular business models: A practice theory perspective to food provisioning

Massimiliano Borrello; Stefano Pascucci; Francesco Caracciolo; Alessia Lombardi; Luigi Cembalo;
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  • Published: 11 Mar 2020 Journal: Journal of Cleaner Production, volume 259, page 121,013 (issn: 0959-6526, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Implementing circular business models in food supply chains is an organizational solution to tackle the issue of household food waste, converting it in feedstock to upcycle within industrial symbioses. Adopting literature on practices of food consumption as theoretical framework, this paper analyzes consumers’ participation in circular business models. A conceptual model of the emergence of food provisioning practices in circular business models is designed and empirically tested, through a survey, in order to analyze consumers’ willingness to participate in an innovative food provisioning mechanism with retailers. Respondents were asked to choose wheth...
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free text keywords: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Strategy and Management, General Environmental Science, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Circular economy, Sustainable product service systems, Sustainable food consumption, Italian consumers, Choice experiment, Ordered logit regression, Circular economy, Business, Business model, Provisioning, Food waste, Sorting, Marketing, Practice theory, Ordered logit, Conceptual model, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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