US adults' belief that trash from sink disposal units pollutes groundwater 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2017 regarding whether they thought garbage in sink disposal units would seep into and pollute groundwater. As of March 2017, some 28 percent of respondents agreed with this statement.

Agreement that garbage from sink disposal units seeps into and pollutes groundwater in the U.S. in 2017

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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 20 to 29, 2017

Number of respondents

980 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The original question was phrased as follows: "How much do you agree with the following statements concerning garbage disposal units in the sink? -It seeps and pollutes the groundwater."

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