Amount willing to pay for recyclable waste curbside pickup in the U.S. by age 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans who did not have curbside recycling in 2017 in regards to the amount they were willing to pay for curbside pickup of recyclable waste, with a breakdown by age group. As of March 2017, some 88 percent of respondents aged 60 years and older stated that they were not willing to pay for curbside collection of their recyclable waste.

Amount willing to pay for curbside pickup of recyclable waste in the United States in 2017, by age group*

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Release date

April 2017


United States

Survey time period

March 20 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

279 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents whos recycleable trash is not picked up curbside

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The original question was phrased as follows: "How much would you be willing to pay for a curbside pickup of your recyclable waste per month?"

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