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This is what stops people from recycling more, finds a global survey

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More people would seek out reusable packaging if it were less expensive. Image: Unsplash/ Pawel Czerwinski

Johnny Wood
Writer, Forum Agenda
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Importance of recycling Image: Qualtrics
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Top barriers to recycling. Image: SAP Qualtrics
Changes to environmentally friendly behaviors
Changes to environmentally friendly behaviours Image: SAP Qualtrics
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Most adoptable zero-waste practices. Image: SAP Qualtrics
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