Environmentally motivated actions in the past month in the Netherlands in 2014

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

Environmentally motivated actions in the past month in the Netherlands in 2014 This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the Netherlands in 2014. A majority of 80 percent said they had separated waste for recycling and a third of respondents stated they had put an effort in using their car less.
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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 recycling80%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances57%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)53%
Used your car less33%
Cut down your water consumption31%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life24%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label22%
Chosen local products18%
Share of respondents
Separated most of your waste for recycling80%
Cut down energy consumption e.g. by turning down air conditioning or heating, not leaving appliances on stand-by, buying energy efficient appliances57%
Chosen a more environmentally friendly way of traveling (by foot, bicycle, public transport)53%
Used your car less33%
Cut down your water consumption31%
Reduced waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life24%
Bought environmentally friendly products marked with an environmental label22%
Chosen local products18%
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This statistic shows whether adults had done any of the selected things for environmental reasons in the preceding month in the Netherlands in 2014. A majority of 80 percent said they had separated waste for recycling and a third of respondents stated they had put an effort in using their car less.
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