“Green Guilt” Infographic

A survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® found the percentage of people who feel they could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment had doubled since 2009. This is known as “green guilt.” 46% felt cellphones needed recycling and 17% agreed that rechargeable batteries shouldn’t be thrown away. Fortunately, there are a number of retail partners like Staples in the U.S. who accept these materials for recycling, along with other products. So, you don’t ...

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Survey Shows “Green Guilt” is Up Among Americans

Manufacturers Should Share Cost of Recycling Old Products, Say More than Half of Respondents; Many Cite Need for Greater Emphasis on Environmental Responsibility in 2012 Presidential Campaigns

ATLANTA (April 19, 2012) – A new survey commissioned by Call2Recycle® shows 29 percent of Americans admit to suffering from “green guilt,” defined as the knowledge that you could and should be doing more to help preserve the environment. The finding represents more than ...

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