Results for - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

2,030 voters participated in this survey

1. Which of the following categories do you recycle?

Glass
59%
1,197 votes
Metal
53%
1,075 votes
Cardboard
64%
1,296 votes
Paper
66%
1,340 votes
Plastic
70%
1,416 votes
Batteries
36%
728 votes
Other (please specify)
7%
144 votes

2. Do you compost peelings, etc?

Yes
25%
515 votes
No
62%
1,256 votes
Undecided
4%
87 votes
Not Applicable
8%
172 votes

3. Does the region you live charge a deposit on drink containers, which is refunded if you return them to a bottle depot?

Yes, all drink containers are eligible for "return for refund"
30%
612 votes
Only beer containers are eligible for "return for refund"
10%
213 votes
I am undecided
10%
199 votes
No, there is no "return for refund"
38%
774 votes
N/A
11%
232 votes

4. What do you do with clothing you no longer wear?

Let it sit in my closet for years!
16%
325 votes
Donate to friends or family.
29%
588 votes
Donate it to goodwill.
69%
1,401 votes
Other (please specify)
7%
151 votes
Not Applicable
11%
219 votes

5. Have you ever tried to minimize the material possessions in your home?

Yes, and it was a refreshing experience!
41%
833 votes
I started, but didn't get far.
28%
568 votes
No desire to do so: I love owning a lot of things!
10%
197 votes
Nope, I've never had enough possessions to create the need to minimize.
9%
180 votes
N/A
12%
252 votes

6. Do you think that the combined efforts of all North Americans to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible would be enough to have any impact on the global environment?

Yes
48%
973 votes
No
18%
360 votes
Undecided
24%
493 votes
Not Applicable
10%
204 votes
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