Public Opinion Surrounding Plastic Consumption And Waste Management Of Consumer Packaging

Year of Publication

2020

This report explains public awareness of plastic waste, current behaviors around usage and recycling, and attitudes toward plastics in the United States.

Source:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Author(s):

Geography:

United States

Type:

Primary Data

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Behavior Change

This report explains public awareness of plastic waste, current behaviors around usage and recycling, and attitudes toward plastics in the United States. Of particular interest were public views on plastic as a material, especially for consumer-packaged goods. Also explored were support for possible solutions as well as understanding the perceived responsibilities of different entities.