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Younger People 16% Less Likely To Recycle At Work

Posted on 2 September 2016

Younger people are around 16% less likely to recycle at work than their older peers, according to the findings of new research.

There’s still a clear generational gap when it comes to attitudes towards recycling in the workplace, new research has shown.

A survey carried out by commercial waste recycling services provider Direct365, as part of their ongoing Green365 campaign, discovered that 72% of people do recycle items at work overall. However, the results confirmed that 18 to 24-year-olds are the least likely to follow green waste schemes (68%), whereas those in the 55 to 64 category are the most likely (84%). Generally, the data indicated that the older people are, the more inclined they are to recycle. Read more: