Types of waste U.S. consumers would like to recycle 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 in regards to the types of materials they would like to recycle in addition to those they are already able to recycle. As of March 2017, just under 30 percent of respondents stated that they would like to be able to recycle batteries and electronic waste.

Which types of waste would you like to be able to recycle?*

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 20 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

878 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who recycle at least sometimes

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original questions: "Which types of waste do you currently recycle?" was followed up by "And which other types of waste would you like to recycle?"

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