Environmentally motivated actions taken in the preceding month in the EU in 2014

Have you done any of the following for environmental reasons in the past month?*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 2, 2014
Environmentally motivated actions taken in the preceding month in the EU in 2014 This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the European Union (EU) in 2014. A majority of over 70 percent said they had separated waste for recycling and over half of respondents stated they had put an effort in cutting down their energy consumption by turning down air conditioning or heating.
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Have you done any of the following for environmental reasons in the past month?*

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Share of respondents
Separated most of your waste for recycling72%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances52%
Cut down your water consumption37%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)35%
Chosen local products35%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life33%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label21%
Used your car less20%
Other (spontaneous)1%
None (spontaneous)4%
Share of respondents
Separated most of your waste for recycling72%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances52%
Cut down your water consumption37%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)35%
Chosen local products35%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life33%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label21%
Used your car less20%
Other (spontaneous)1%
None (spontaneous)4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 2, 2014
This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the European Union (EU) in 2014. A majority of over 70 percent said they had separated waste for recycling and over half of respondents stated they had put an effort in cutting down their energy consumption by turning down air conditioning or heating.
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