Perceived priorities for environment protection in the Netherlands in 2014

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

Perceived priorities for environment protection in the Netherlands in 2014 This statistic shows which adults thought should be the priorities for people in the Netherlands in their daily life to protect the environment in 2014. Over half of respondents said they counted waste separation for recycling as well as the reduction of food waste among the top three, while reducing water consumption was considered a high priority by less than 15 percent.
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In your opinion, which of these should be the top-three priorities for people in the Netherlands in their daily life to protect the environment?*

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Share of respondents
Sort waste so that it can be recycled 55%
Reduce food waste through smarter purchasing, storage, preparation and use of leftovers 55%
Reduce your home consumption (lighting, heating, household appliances) 44%
Use public transport as much as possible instead of using your own car 29%
Purchase environmentally friendly products for your daily needs 20%
Replace your car with a more energy-efficient one, even if it is smaller or more expensive 19%
Reduce waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life 18%
Buy more local products and avoid products that come from far away 16%
Reduce water consumption at home 14%
Consider environmental aspects when you make large purchases (e.g traveling, heating systems, build a house, etc.) 13%
Share of respondents
Sort waste so that it can be recycled 55%
Reduce food waste through smarter purchasing, storage, preparation and use of leftovers 55%
Reduce your home consumption (lighting, heating, household appliances) 44%
Use public transport as much as possible instead of using your own car 29%
Purchase environmentally friendly products for your daily needs 20%
Replace your car with a more energy-efficient one, even if it is smaller or more expensive 19%
Reduce waste e.g by avoiding over-packaged products and buying products with a longer life 18%
Buy more local products and avoid products that come from far away 16%
Reduce water consumption at home 14%
Consider environmental aspects when you make large purchases (e.g traveling, heating systems, build a house, etc.) 13%
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This statistic shows which adults thought should be the priorities for people in the Netherlands in their daily life to protect the environment in 2014. Over half of respondents said they counted waste separation for recycling as well as the reduction of food waste among the top three, while reducing water consumption was considered a high priority by less than 15 percent.
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