In all, ERCC surveyed 6 states WITHOUT electronics recycling laws and 6 states WITH electronics recycling laws at varying levels of confidence. To carry out the surveys, ERCC contracted with Service 800, a company with 20 years of experience in the design and execution of customer satisfaction measurement surveys.
A list of the states participating in the survey were as follows:
- New York
The consumer awareness surveys accumulated information on the following key topic areas:
- Consumers’ knowledge of electronics recycling opportunities
- How consumers handle electronics at end of life
- Barriers to recycling used/unwanted electronics
- Consumers’ knowledge of landfill bans
To read the Consumer Awareness Survey summary report in its entirety, you can find it HERE.