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U.S. adults' reasons against composting by ethnicity 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 regarding the reasons why they don't compost, with a breakdown by ethnic group. As of March 2017, some 19 percent of white or Caucasian respondents stated that it is too much work.

Reasons why adults don't compost in the United States in 2017, by ethnicity*

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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

* The original question was phrased as follows: "Why don’t you compost?"

Multiple answers could be given.

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