Global actions to decrease plastic waste 2019

This Ipsos survey indicates the share of respondents who stated they would personally do certain actions to reduce problems caused by unnecessary plastic waste that cannot be recycled as of March 2019. As of that time, 38 percent of respondents claimed that they would stop buying goods that have non-recyclable packaging.

Share of respondents who would act to reduce non-recyclable plastic waste worldwide as of March 2019*

Percentage of respondents
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

February 22 to March 8, 2019

Number of respondents

19,519 respondents

Age group

16-74 years

Special properties

28 countries

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original question: “Which if any of the following would you personally do to reduce the problems caused by unnecessary use of plastic and packaging that cannot be recycled?"
Multiple answers could be chosen.

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