Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) Fall 2021, Question 07

Reasons recycling efforts have recently been reduced or eliminated

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What are the reasons that recycling efforts in your jurisdiction have recently been reduced or even eliminated? (check all that apply) (among jurisdictions that report some or significant reduction or elimination or a mix of reduction and expansion in recycling efforts)

  Statewide Total
Impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic 24%
Financial issues (e.g., cost increases from service providers, expired grant funding, etc.) 38%
Lack of demand or participation by the community 17%
Lack of service providers 25%
Service cuts by the county or other partners 21%
Other 17%
Don't know 9%