Reasons for not recycling plastics in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

This graph displays the reasons people in the United Kingdom (UK) don't always recycle their plastics in 2017. It shows that only 45 percent of respondents felt they recycle all their plastics. The most common reason for not recycling plastic was due to the confusion over what plastics are accepted for recycling. 2 percent felt they did not see the point in recycling in general.

Reasons people don't always recycle their plastics in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Release date

November 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March to April 2017

Number of respondents

2,079 respondents

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