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Reasons for not recycling plastics in Germany 2017

This graph displays the reasons people in Germany don't always recycle their plastics in 2017. According to the respondents, 51 percent felt they recycle all their plastics. With 18 percent, the most common reason for not recycling plastic was due to the confusion over what plastics are accepted for recycling. 3 percent felt they did not see the point in recycling in general.

Reasons people don't always recycle their plastics in Germany in 2017

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Release date

November 2017



Survey time period

March to April 2017

Number of respondents

1,027 respondents

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