U.S. adults' reasons against composting 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 regarding the reasons why they don't compost. As of March 2017, some 20 percent of respondents stated that it is too much work.

Why don’t you compost?

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 20 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

762 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Respondents who do not compost and do not own a composting can

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers could be given.

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