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Changing Behaviors in Consumer Recycling: What Businesses Need to Know

1pm ET

Recycling tops the list of consumer behaviors, well ahead of buying organic food or using reusable grocery bags. But the dynamics and demographics around recycling are changing, as baby boomers age and millennials enter the workforce. Municipalities, retailers, manufacturers and stewardship organizations will want to learn about the impact of these changing behaviors on recycling in the future. Trends are derived from Call2Recycle's Nielsen study on recycling, with examples in battery recycling. Among the key takeaways of this webcast:

  • How the recycling landscape is changing in response to environmental, retail and political factors
  • What motivates recycling behavior and why
  • What demographic groups are most likely to recycle (and where they live)
  • Key strategies for raising awareness to drive behavior change 



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