Welcome to the Survey!

The following survey is fully anonymous, please answer them honestly. This data will be only used for research purposes to further understand and develop the plastic recycling chain in Ireland. The data collected will be shared with industry and policymakers, to protect our freshwater, land, and sea. Every single person counts to push forward to a more sustainable world!
Please, note that the email requested on the survey is optional to be entered in the draw. The email will be used to contact the winner, all email addresses will not be stored after the event.

Question Title

1. Contact information (this will not be stored after the event)

Question Title

2. Do you know which types of plastics are recyclable?

Question Title

3. When recycling a product, do you look for guidance on packaging/labeling?

Question Title

4. If you are not sure if something is recyclable, would you put it in the general or recycling bin?

Question Title

5. If there is no space in the recycling bin, how often do you throw your waste your recyclables into the general bin?

Question Title

6. Do you clean your plastic waste products before disposal? (example: yogurt pots, shampoo bottles)

Question Title

7. Do you remove absorbent pads from the plastic trays and put them in the general bin?

Question Title

8. Have you considered the number of layers for packaging when buying a product?

Question Title

9. When buying a product, do you consider if the packing is recyclable or not? (for example, sunscreen)

Question Title

10. If you could buy the same product from two different brands, one with recyclable packaging and the other with non-recyclable, which product would you buy?

Question Title

11. Do you buy loose products? (i.e. fruits, vegetables)

Question Title

12. In this section, there is a list of different products.
Please select the products that are recyclable:

Question Title

13. How do you place your plastic waste in your recycling bin?

Question Title

14. How easy or difficult you find recycling at the different places listed below?

  (1) Easy (2) Difficult (3) Hard  (4) Impossible
Home
Educational centres (school, college…)
Shopping centre
Public spaces (parks, promenade…)
Public beaches
During travel
Others (please specify below, if any)

Question Title

15. Have you ever disposed of something wrong in the recycling bin when following guidance on the packaging? If yes, could you add some examples?

Question Title

16. Last, but not least, we want to hear from you how you think the recycling chain and plastic pollution can be improved in Ireland. Please, leave any advice, comment, or question you have. We will share and answer these during our online round table discussion with the panel of experts during the upcoming Science Week.

0 of 16 answered
 

T