Since the emerging of global warming problem, energy conservation and carbon-emission reduction have become a global concern. This study aims to learn the green consumption behaviors as well as knowledge and attitudes of junior high school students, while also making a discussion of the knowledge and attitudes of green consumption of students under different personal background and environment.
This study mainly discusses the cognition on green product of junior high school students and whether this will bring influences on their green consumption; moreover, the study hopes to research the knowledge and attitudes of green consumption of junior high school student. With the existing literatures and files collection, we find out the factors which bring influences on the knowledge and attitudes of green consumption. A questionnaire survey was conducted and descriptive statistics analysis, reliability analysis, independent sample t test and t test with SPSS were adopted.
The results of questionnaire survey on junior high school student of Some Junior High School of Miaoli County are concluded as follows:
1. Among junior high school students, lower grades have a better performance than the higher grades in refusing principle. Students whose mother with high school or above education is higher in reusing. Besides, students whose mother have the experience of reading environmental issues is higher in reusing as well. In recycling principle, students from higher grades have a better performance than those from the lower grades. For students who know and agree with the environmental protection issues have a better performance in recylcling.
2. Junior high school students have a great performance overall in the knowledge of green consumption with passing rate of 97.2%.
3. 97.7% of junior high school students have contacted environmental information, which are mainly from television, Internet, newspapers and magazines, textbooks and teachers; while 98.9% of them agree with the environmental issues.
4. The green consumption behaviors before teaching and the attitudes after teaching display significant differences, which demonstrate that they have good cognition after the education on green consumption knowledge.