Perceived priorities for environment protection in Germany in 2014

In your opinion, which of these should be the top-three priorities for people in Germany in their daily life to protect the environment?*

Perceived priorities for environment protection in Germany in 2014 This statistic shows which adults thought should be the priorities for people in Germany in their daily life to protect the environment in 2014. Almost half of respondents said they counted waste separation for recycling among the top 3, while less than a fifth of those surveyed said they thought reducing water consumption at home would be of major importance.
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In your opinion, which of these should be the top-three priorities for people in Germany in their daily life to protect the environment?*

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Share of respondents
Sort waste so that it can be recycled 48%
Reduce your home consumption (lighting, heating, household appliances) 40%
Use public transport as much as possible instead of using your own car 38%
Reduce waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life 34%
Reduce food waste through smarter purchasing, storage, preparation and use of leftovers 34%
Purchase environmentally friendly products for your daily needs 28%
Buy more local products and avoid products that come from far away 25%
Consider environmental aspects when you make large purchases (e.g traveling, heating systems, build a house, etc.) 15%
Replace your car with a more energy-efficient one, even if it is smaller or more expensive 13%
Reduce water consumption at home 10%
Share of respondents
Sort waste so that it can be recycled 48%
Reduce your home consumption (lighting, heating, household appliances) 40%
Use public transport as much as possible instead of using your own car 38%
Reduce waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life 34%
Reduce food waste through smarter purchasing, storage, preparation and use of leftovers 34%
Purchase environmentally friendly products for your daily needs 28%
Buy more local products and avoid products that come from far away 25%
Consider environmental aspects when you make large purchases (e.g traveling, heating systems, build a house, etc.) 15%
Replace your car with a more energy-efficient one, even if it is smaller or more expensive 13%
Reduce water consumption at home 10%
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This statistic shows which adults thought should be the priorities for people in Germany in their daily life to protect the environment in 2014. Almost half of respondents said they counted waste separation for recycling among the top 3, while less than a fifth of those surveyed said they thought reducing water consumption at home would be of major importance.
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