One in four people leave packaging waste on the ground when the container is full

2022-07-18 03:18:08 By : Mr. Thomas Chan

To use CAPTCHA, you will need the Really Simple CAPTCHA plugin installed.The arrival of summer and the good weather motivate the Spanish population to enjoy outdoor activities to a greater extent, thus generating waste in spaces not as prepared for it as urban areas.In this sense, practically all Spaniards (95%) claim to always clean or collect the rubbish they generate when they enjoy the beach, the countryside or the park.However, one in four respondents (23%) admit that when they are away from home and want to recycle a container, but the bin or container is full, they leave the waste on the ground next to the container.These are some of the main conclusions of a survey carried out by Ball, the largest producer of beverage cans in the world, to find out the sustainable habits of the population outdoors.On the other hand, the study also reveals that, on occasions when they are away from home and the container or bin is full, half of the population (51%) say they take the waste and wait until they find an empty container. in which to deposit them.And, in fact, three out of four respondents (77%) say that, on those occasions, they separate the waste to recycle it later also when they leave home.The study shows that waste outside the container generates rejection among the population.In fact, 85% of those surveyed feel very or quite upset when they find rubbish on the ground when going to outdoor spaces such as the beach, the countryside or the park.Patricia Caba, Ball's Director of Sales for Southern Europe, adds: "Furthermore, our study shows that the majority of Spaniards not only make an effort to collect or clean the waste they generate when they are on the beach, in the fields or in the park, but even 87% say they are always the ones who insist their friends or relatives pick up or clean that waste.Despite this, the need to provide more recycling facilities in the population remains latent.In this sense, according to the latest data published by the Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge on the generation and management of municipal waste, Spain generated a total of 22.2 million tons of municipal waste, of which 51.1% (11.3 million tons) went to landfill, while only 19.7% (4.3 million tons) went to recycling and 18.3% (4 million tons) to composting.When planning activities that include eating and drinking outdoors, Spaniards are clear about the guidelines they should follow to be more sustainable, starting with separating waste just as they could at home.In fact, 3 out of 4 respondents (75%) state that they would deposit the waste in the corresponding container at the end of the activity.Another of the guidelines that more than half of those surveyed (51%) would follow is to consume food and drink in containers with maximum recyclability, as well as to use a cloth bag to carry food.On the other hand, 42% would take seasonal and/or local products, while 33% would use the most environmentally friendly means of transport.“Based on our study, we can conclude that we Spaniards are concerned about the impact of our outdoor activities.In fact, separate collection and recyclability of packaging are key criteria for most of us.In this sense, the aluminum can is the ideal option: infinitely recyclable, light and easy to carry and collect.In addition, it keeps the drink fresh for longer, which is essential in our outdoor activities”, concludes Patricia Caba.We want to know if you are not a bot * nine − = fourThe installation allows the recovery of ten tons per hour of dry materials such as paper,...The Chinese government notified the WTO last Tuesday that it will ban...The new Karakal technology makes it possible to convert this waste into a fine powder...The 'One Less at Sea' initiative aims to collect 10,000 brushes in...Researchers from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (UNL), Argentina, work on the...Researchers from the University of Huelva have used this food waste to...This is reflected in a survey on sustainable habits and recycling by Ball,...Aenor has verified that the manufacture of polyethylene compounds of...Water cycle managers from the Basque Country, Aragon and Catalonia discuss...The Area of ​​Economy, Innovation and Employment of the Zaragoza City Council allo...The included link doesn't seem to work.The following works:...Here local administrations have a reason to make policies...At home we recycle every last piece of paper, and then we pay...How about good morning I would appreciate if anyone has information...We have some very large cypresses that we want to cut in our…This website uses cookies to improve the browsing and use experience.Close