Recycling Summit: Three-fourths in Vi...

Recycling Summit: Three-fourths in Vigo favor more attention for recycling, study finds

There are 3 comments on the Tribune-Star story from Oct 15, 2010, titled Recycling Summit: Three-fourths in Vigo favor more attention for recycling, study finds. In it, Tribune-Star reports that:

Seventy-eight percent of Vigo County residents who participated in a survey last April believe more attention should be paid to recycling in the community.. The 78 percent "was not just recyclers - that was non-recyclers as well," said Virgil Sheets, Indiana State University professor of psychology, who presented findings during Thursday's West ...

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Keep It Real

Terre Haute, IN

#1 Oct 15, 2010
You can have all the surveys and studies but there is one big problem with recycling, it costs people money! I'd love to recycle but if it's going to cost me more money and hassle then forget it and that is exactly what you'll get from everybody else. We all know how good it is for the environment to recycle but we need to overcome the money thing in order to ever move forward.

Since: Oct 10

AOL

#2 Oct 15, 2010
Seventy-eight percent of Vigo County residents "who participated"

What BS
Captain Planet

Terre Haute, IN

#3 Oct 16, 2010
Keep It Real wrote:
You can have all the surveys and studies but there is one big problem with recycling, it costs people money! I'd love to recycle but if it's going to cost me more money and hassle then forget it and that is exactly what you'll get from everybody else. We all know how good it is for the environment to recycle but we need to overcome the money thing in order to ever move forward.
The city program costs less than $5 a month, and you don't have to sort the recycling. I save that much in trash bags by recycling. I wish it was free, but I'll foot the bill unless it starts going up.

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