Survey on arguments for throwing away less food in Sweden 2015

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the arguments for throwing away less food in Sweden in 2015. In that year, nearly 20 percent respondents throwing away food stated that they would throw away less food if they would not only pay attention to the use-by date but also by the taste and smell.

How much do you agree with the following statement: "I think I would throw away less food if..."?

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Release date

December 2015



Survey time period

December 2015

Number of respondents

554 respondents

Age group

18 to 79 years

Special properties

refers to respondents throwing away food

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Hur väl instämmer du i följande påståenden? Jag tror att jag skulle slänga mindre mat om…"

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